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Whole Genome Sequencing Equipment Request For Bid

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA), Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory (AHDL) participates in implementing Animal Feed Regulatory Program Standards (AFRPS) in co-operation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Laboratory results are used by regulatory agencies to take regulatory action such as animal food recall. Currently, the laboratory performs Salmonella and Listeria testing on animal feed using traditional bacterial culture methods. The laboratory is expanding its capability to include whole genome sequencing of the food-borne and clinical isolates. The AHDL is soliciting bids for a whole genome sequencing equipment (MiniSeq) and accessories as described below.


MiniSeq Sequencing System is an integrated system for automated generation of DNA clonal clusters by bridge amplification, sequencing, and analysis. System includes embedded touch screen monitor and on- instrument computer, MiniSeq Control Software, Local Run Manager analysis and management software, installation and training, and 12 months warranty including parts and labor.

120 VAC, 50/60 HZ

Support Plan

Additional year of silver level support plan that includes full coverage for parts, labor, and travel; Reagent replacement upon HW failures; 1 PM; Remote Technical Support 18x5; 2 business day on-site response target*; control SW and HW updates; on- site applications support.

Initial Reagents and Kits

Supply of initial reagents/kits to validate the instrument

In order to be considered for this bid, the PB120 must be returned by 12/28/2020 4pm EST.

If you are awarded this procurement, be advised that a DPA packet must be completed that include the following forms:

Information Sheet and Certification for DPA Transactions

Ownership Disclosure Form

Disclosure of Investigation and Other Activites Involving Bidder Forms

Disclosure of Investments Activities in Iran Form

Source Disclosure Form

MacBride Principles Certification Form

Vendor Certification and Political Form/ Two Year Chapter 51/Executive Order 117 Vendor Certification and Disclosure of Political Contribution Form

Affirmative Action Form

Delegated Purchasing Authority Terms and Conditions

Proof of NJ Business Registration (http://www1.state.nj.us/TYTR_BRC/jsp/BRCLoginJsp.jsp) with the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services (http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/) – Provide a copy of Business Registration Certificate

Proof of Insurance (ACORD Form)

All DPA Forms Packet can be located at https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/purchase/forms/Waiver%20and%20DPA%20Contract%20Checklist.pdf