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Frequently Asked Questions
Services & Laboratory Use

Where is PGC Visayas located?

PGC Visayas is housed at the Regional Research Center (RRC), UP Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo. The RRC building is accessible through the road on the right side of the old Landbank Miagao Branch.

What forms will be needed in availing PGC Visayas Services?

Interested clients can fill up the following forms in availing PGC Visayas service: Client Information Sheet, Client Conforme, and Request for DNA Sequencing Services (Equipment Use), which are readily available at the laboratory and can also be downloaded through the PGC Visayas website.

What services does PGC Visayas offer?

Currently, PGC Visayas offers sample processing services, sequencing services, bioinformatics services, retail services, and equipment use (without consumables)

Can PGC Visayas consortium members skip some activities in the capacity-building scheme?

Yes, if they submit proposals that does not merit revisions from the PGC Visayas program director and project staff.

Can clients personally operate equipment PGC Visayas equipment?

Yes, commo equipment can be personally operated by the Clients, however some equipment in the laboratory can only be operated by trained staff and personnel. These can also be personally handled by Clients upon receiving a certificate of training from PGC Visayas.

Who can avail the services of PGC Visayas?

The Filipino people can avail the PGC Visayas services.

Can lab space be rented at PGC Visayas?

No, PGC Visayas only offers equipment use.