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Sending Strains to the CGC


New!  Download the Strain Review Form for submitting strains to the CGC.

If you would like to donate strains to the CGC, please complete the Strain Review Form.

Include the following information for each strain:

  • Strain name
  • Genotype (include gene names and alleles)
  • Species
  • Name of person who made the strain
  • Code of lab submitting the strain
  • Phenotype
  • Mutagen used
  • # of times outcrossed
  • Culture conditions
  • Reference
  • Justification for adding the strain to the CGC

Please send 1–2 plates of each strain to the address below:

If using regular mail, send strains to

Aric Daul
University of Minnesota
Dept of GCD
6-160 Jackson Hall
321 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

For FedEx deliveries, send strains to:

Aric Daul
University of Minnesota
Dept of GCD
4-114 MCB
420 Washington Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The CGC does not use material transfer agreements (MTAs) for worm or bacterial strains.