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News from Addgene: COVID-19 Updates


September 18, 2020


Addgene is open, shipping orders, and taking new plasmid deposits.

As we continue to monitor the changing COVID-19 situation, Addgene is committed to the health and safety of our employees and community. We have reduced our onsite staff and implemented physical distancing at our facility. Our COVID-19 operating procedures have been made publicly available via protocols.io. Additionally, Addgene is ensuring that we can continue to support the scientific community through this pandemic and into the future. Read more about How Addgene is Weathering the Pandemic.


We are currently processing and shipping orders and incoming deposits as quickly as possible. Feel free to track the status of your order on our website.

  • Orders for coronavirus related plasmids will be prioritized automatically.
  • If you would like to deposit materials related to coronavirus or COVID-19 research, please email us at [email protected] so we can mark them as high priority.
  • For orders previously placed on hold due to organizational closures, please learn how to remove your order hold.
  • If your organization has closed and is unable to receive shipments, please contact [email protected] and we would be happy to place your order on hold.

Additional questions? Our customer support team is here to help. Addgene’s Help Center has answers to many frequently asked questions. For any other questions, please contact [email protected].



Looking for plasmids related to SARS-CoV-2 research? Check out our COVID-19 and Coronavirus Plasmids & Resources page.