Create Biological Samples

Complete the following steps to create biological samples one at a time. For information about adding multiple samples, see Import Biological Samples.

1. Select the Prep tab, and then select Biological Samples.
2. Select Create.
3. Provide the following information:
Sample ID—Enter a unique sample ID.
Name—Enter a descriptive name for the biological sample.
[Optional] Species—Select a species from the drop-down list.
Project—Select Select Project to select or create a project to add your samples to. The selected project is the default project that contains biosample data output.
Nucleic Acid—Select the type of nucleic acid.


BaseSpace Sequence Hub converts sample name underscores to dashes in the output FASTQ files. To avoid unexpected FASTQ file names, use only alphanumeric characters and dashes in sample names.

4. [Optional] Select additional samples as follows.
  1. Select Save & Continue Later.
  2. Select the checkbox for each sample you want to use.
5. Select Prep Libraries.