Analytical Requests

If you plan to use our equipment and/or instrumentation, you will need to submit an Analytical Request. To do so, please follow the steps listed below.

  • Step 1: Browse our collections to select samples of interest and/or review available data. If you have a question about our collections, do not hesitate to email the curators via
  • Step 2: Review our current fees associated with our equipment and/or instrumentation. We encourage investigators to reach out at the proposal writing stage so that we can assist with budget items related to services at OSU-MGR.
  • Step 3: Download our Analytical Request List template and fill it out with your samples of interest and planned analyses.
  • Step 4: Prepare a Statement of Proposed Research for your request. This should include a short outline of the intended studies, methods, objectives, and names and addresses of collaborating investigators.
  • Step 5: Submit your Analytical Request Form. You will upload your documents prepared in steps 3 and 4 here as well.

You will receive an email confirmation message after your submission. A curator will reach out in regard to your request in a timely manner.