Waikato DNA Sequencing Facility (WDSF)

Our People

The WDSF's Director is Dr Charles Lee and the facility is managed by John Longmore. For more information, please use the links below.


  • Professor Craig Cary

    Professor (Biological Sciences)
    ERI Antarctic Theme Leader
  • Dr Charles Lee

    Senior Lecturer (Biological Sciences)
    Director (DNA Sequencing)
    Associate Director (ICTAR)

Technical Support

Contact and Courier Details

Please send your research materials or correspondence to the address below.

Samples are best sent in bubble-wrap packaging (with tops secured) by overnight post or courier. To ensure we receive samples promptly, please forward samples to the courier address below.

Don't forget to include a completed request form with your templates upon submission.

Postal Address:

Waikato DNA Sequencing Facility
School of Science
School of Science and School of Engineering
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
Hamilton 3240
New Zealand

Courier Address:

Waikato DNA Sequencing Facility
c/- Science Store
School of Science and School of Engineering
Gate 8
Hillcrest Road
New Zealand


Phone: +64 7 838 4757

Fax: +64 7 838 4324


For the latest equipment and analytical costs for external clients, please Contact Us.

Tips & Troubleshooting

Discover our template tips, find solutions to common problems in template preparation and read our disclaimer.

Sample requirements

Find out what is required when submitting a sample for processing.