IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE HOLIDAY CLOSURE

11 December 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout the year and wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas and New Year.

Please note our offices around the country will be closed during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. See below for important dates:

AGRF offices

Closing 12pm Thursday, 24 December 2015

Re-opening 9am Monday, 4 January 2016

Service sample submission cut-off dates

16 Service

For processing prior to the Christmas closure, samples for the AGRF 16S sequencing service will need to be received by 3pm, Tuesday 15th December, with data available Friday 18th December, by 5pm. 

Sanger Sequencing and Genotyping Fragment Separation

For Sanger Sequencing and Genotyping Fragment Separation to be processed before the AGRF holiday closure, samples must be submitted prior to the following cut-off times.

Sanger PD+ - Cut off time: 4:00pm - Wednesday, 16th December
Sanger PD/CS+ - Cut off time: 10:00am - Friday, 18th December
Sanger CS - Cut off time: 10:00am - Monday, 21st December
Genotyping Fragment Analysis - Cut off time: 4:00pm - Wednesday, 16th December
Genotyping Capillary Separation - Cut off time: 10:00am - Friday, 18th December

Samples submitted after the following cut-off times will be stored under appropriate conditions until processing resumes in 2016.

WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!