Viral Vector Core

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Viral Vector Core

Custom Ordering System

*You must be registered and logged in to create a custom vector order. Click here to register a new account, or login by clicking the link in the top right corner to get started.

 

**If you would like to order In-stock Vectors, please return to our website. You will need a new account to use the new cart system. It is very quick and easy.

 

***If you would like help creating a custom order, you can refer here or contact us directly at Vectors@uiowa.edu or (319)335-6726

 

About Us

 

Disclaimer

All vectors prepared in the Viral Vector Core are for RESEARCH USE ONLY. These are not suitable for human use.

All the materials prepared for investigators are considered confidential information. The vectors will not be distributed to another laboratory with out previous consent from the investigator that owns such construct.

 

Acknowledgement

Please acknowledge the Viral Vector Core in any publication where the vectors are used.

 

Material Transfer

The plasmids and viruses purchased from the Viral Vector Core can not be transferred to another laboratory with out previous consent from the Core and the investigator that owns it.

 

Bio-safety Level

Bio-safety Level 2 practices and facilities must be used for work with viral vectors.

 

Shipping

Incoming Shipments
All materials and plasmids should be shipped to:

University of Iowa

Viral Vector Core

221 Eckstein Medical Research Building
500 Newton Road

Iowa City, IA 52242
Tel: (319) 335-6726

Fax: (319) 335-6895


Outgoing Shipment

  • Vector shipments are sent on dry ice for overnight delivery using FedEx as the main shipper company.
  • Shipment can be sent via other shipping companies, but you will need to make the appropriate arrangements for shipping. The shipment cost will be paid by you as per the company’s fees.
  • FedEx shipment Cost: If a FedEx account number is not provided a $50.00 charge is added to the invoice for shipments within the United States. For international shipments a $175.00 charge will be added to the invoice.
  • There is an additional $25.00 fee for packaging and handling.
  • The Vector Core is not responsible for costs associated with import fees, duties, or any other related custom’s fee. Please take this in consideration when placing the order.

Payment Information

  • Provide a purchase order number for your order.
  • We accept money order or checks.
  • We also accept credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover). Please contact us. 
  • For international accounts only: Be aware that the Viral Vector Core is not responsible for fees associated with wire transfers. Please take these fees into account when using this form of payment method.

Leadership

William Paradee, Ph.D. | Director

Vectors@uiowa.edu

Ph: (319) 335-6726 | Fax: (319) 335-6895

 

Location and hours of operation

  Location

 

Viral Vector Core

University of Iowa

500 Newton Road

221 Eckstein Medical Research Building

Iowa City, IA 52242

 

Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm CST

Links and Resources

  1. VVC Website
  2. UI Lab Approval Help Manual
  3. UI Core User Help Manual

 

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Vectors
For product information inquiries
 
319-335-6726
 
Vectors@uiowa.edu
 
221EMRB
 
Kaylee Murphy
For quote and/or billing information
 
319-335-6726
 
kaylee-murphy@uiowa.edu
 
221 EMRB
 

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