The GRCF offers Genomic DNA Isolation and Storage services

Type of samples: whole blood, blood spot cards, plasma, PBMCs, packed cells, buccal swabs, mouthwash, Oragene saliva collection kits, tissue, FFPE samples, etc. 

How do I get started?

DNA Isolation Services are available to the Johns Hopkins Community as well as External Customers.


Prices range from $25 to $60 per sample. Volume pricing is available for large study projects.


Please place your order through our secure  online ordering system  iLab

delivery of samples

On-site customers: Drop samples off in Blalock 1004 with iLab tracking number, Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 4:00 PM.

Off-site customers: Ship samples on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday with delivery during business hours. Please do not ship with delivery on the weekend.

How to order

Place your order in iLab, our secure online ordering system.

If you need to create an account click the green button below.
If you already have an account, click the orange button below.

If you need technical support visit
iLab support Portal or contact us

Returned DNA is high molecular weight.

DNA is suitable for archiving, PCR, Southern blotting, library construction, NGS. 

DNA is returned with A260 and A260/A280 values determined by Nanodrop analysis. Sample concentration can be adjusted per customer specifications. DNA aliquoting is also available.

Qualitative analysis is available using a Advanced Analytical Fragment Analyzer CE.