How to Get Started

1. Check under Services and Fees to find out if we provide the type of service you would like to request

2. Download the GMF Service Request Form (SRF), fill in all relevant information, and obtain signature by the PI, or the person with fiscal authority. The following information is essential:

- 33-digit account for Harvard investigators

- A PO # for all investigators from Harvard-affiliated hospitals and schools and other institutions

- The vendor code for Harvard is: 00000002

- Please  send a copy of the PO with your Service Request Form. If you have questions regarding PO creation for the GMF, please contact Frank Costanzo in the office of GMF

3. Submit signed form to GMF as follows:

by email:

by fax: (617) 384-5008   

4. After submitting a service request, you'll receive a confirmation together with a unique Service ID#, which you will use for all future communication

5. GMF staff will then contact you to provide a tentative schedule for initiation of the service

6. For inquries concerning technical details contact the GMF at