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How do I submit a sample?

Sample submission is via our online portal, iLab. Log in and follow the instructions to submit a service request. If you need help please email

How do I know if mass spec can help me?

Just ask! We are happy to discuss your problem or try a low-cost experiment as a test.

Do I have to run the sample myself?

Your sample will be run by one of our expert instrument specialists.

Can I get training on an instrument?

We only train users on the Advion ExpressION CMS in DRUG 140A. This instrument is only available to users with card swipe access to DRUG. To get access to this instrument please submit a training request through iLab.

How much sample do you need?

This varies by sample and type of analysis. Please contact facility staff to determine how to provide your samples.

When will I get my data?

Turnaround time is typically two weeks.

What if my data doesn’t make sense?

We can help you understand your data or design a new experiment that may yield more information.


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