Penn Vector Ordering


For laboratories that have ordered materials or services through our core, an account has already been created for you.

To retrieve your account information, please click on "Retrieve Account Details" on the left hand side bar.

If your email address is associated with an existing account, you will receive an email with instructions for retrieval of your account details.

If your email address is not associated with an existing account - or - if your laboratory has not placed orders through our core, please contact us at or 215-573-0633 and provide the following: PI Name, PI Email Address, Requestor Name, Requestor Email Address, and Institution.

Once your account is established, you will receive an email with instructions for retrieval and updating of your account details.

For laboratories that have not yet ordered materials or services through our core, please fill out and submit an Investigator Profile form so we can set up the account.

Please note that the account should be set up under the name of the Principal Investigator of the lab that will be receiving materials. Any scientist working within that lab can be added as a user of the account and they will receive their own user id to login and place orders. Once the account has been set up, an email providing access to the online ordering system and catalog will be sent.

Investigators may also visit our main website at (Order Information), complete an Investigator Profile and send it to us at

The Penn Vector Core is now pleased to accept on-line inventory and Custom Vector Requests.

For Inventory Requests, please click on "Vector Catalog" to view our current inventory offerings. Please make sure to click on the "MTA" column to view any additional MTA requirements for the item of interest.

For Custom Requests, please click on "Custom Request" and select the Vector Platform and Services of Interest.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or 215-573-0633.

We look forward to being of service.