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Submitting Sequence Data for a GEO project


Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) archives various categories of functional genomic sequence data generated by next-generation sequencing methodologies. GEO accept data for studies that examine gene expression profiling, gene regulation and epigenetics.

Please refer to Introduction to GEO submissions.

Submitting SRA data via GEO

Submitters would deposit their sequence data via GEO instead of via SRA if:

A complete GEO submission includes:

  • metadata (metadata spreadsheet)
  • processed data (processed data files)
  • raw data (raw data files)

GEO brokers the raw data files to SRA, so there is no need for the submitter to deposit them to SRA first. GEO also automatically creates a BioProject and BioSamples.

Exclamation point Submitters do not need to register their project and biological samples prior to submitting their data to GEO.

Contact GEO

All questions related to submission of SRA data via GEO should be directed to geo@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.

Contact SRA staff for assistance at sra@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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Last updated: 2019-09-20T18:44:17Z