Research and Scientific Purchases

*Please review the ordering specification list* 


The Research and Scientific buying team is responsible for purchasing the following commodities in accordance with Rutgers University procurement policies:

 

  • Animal feed, bedding, and enrichment devices
  • Animal products
  • Animal research equipment or instruments
  • Animal transportation services
  • Blood and blood components
  • Clinical laboratory testing services
  • Dental equipment and supplies
  • Dental laboratory services
  • DNA/Oligo/Peptide synthesis and sequencing services
  • Dry ice
  • Histology services
  • Laboratory accreditation services
  • Laboratory gases
  • Laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Pharmaceuticals or drugs
  • Preventative maintenance contracts for research or clinical equipment
  • Repair of research or clinical equipment
  • Supplies for student education
  • Veterinary/vivarium supplies

  Please contact us with questions or concerns.  

 

Ordering Specification List

 

  1. PLACING ORDERS WITH VWR:
    Please be advised that all purchasing from VWR should be done through the VWR “Punchout” Catalog in RU Marketplace.
    If a quote was provided, it will be available under “My Quotes” in the VWR “Punchout” Catalog.  For further guidance, please view the Job Aide available in Canvas.
    If you have any questions, please contact Giovanna DiGuglielmo, Senior Category Analyst, at (848) 932-2929.
     
  2. PLACING ORDERS WITH THOMAS SCIENTIFIC
    Thomas Scientific was awarded contract 16-3119- Biomedical and Scientific Research Equipment, Reagents, and Laboratory Supplies, including Maintenance and Repair – OEM.
    In order to order from Thomas Scientific and receive contracted pricing you will need to register on Thomas Scientific website.
    Go to www.thomassci.com and click “Log in or Create an Account” in the upper right hand corner.
    Fill out the forms and ***be sure to enter the following Thomas Scientific account number where requested.  Account # 30635800 ***
    Once you complete the registration process and have a username and password, you will then be able to view your contract pricing and even place orders right over the web via Purchase Order.
     
  3. PLACING ORDERS WITH ADDGENE:
    Effective immediately.  All Addgene orders must be placed at www.addgene.org using a customer account after the purchase order has been generated. You can create an account on Addgene’s website. You will be able to reference your Purchase Order number as payment during the online checkout process on Addgene’s website. For Addgene questions, email help@addgene.org.
    No purchase orders will be distributed to Addgene.
    If you have any questions, please contact Giovanna DiGuglielmo, Senior Category Analyst at (848) 932-2929.
     
  4. PLACING LAB AND MEDICAL COAT ORDERS :
    To place orders for labcoats and scrubs, units should contact the university's contracted vedors:
    1. Clinical Coats- Scrubs
      Supplier:  UNITEX
      Contact:   Kimberly Martorana, Cell:484.347.4349

    2. Lab Coats: Chemical Protectant and Fire Hazard
      Supplier: CINTAS
      Contact Pascual Laguerra
      Cell: 978.621.6026

    3. Student Lab and Medical Coat Program
      Supplier: MEDLINE
      Contact: Stephanie F. Eckenrode Cell : 724.513.5393