You can use samples to group information related to a sample, including input files, output files, and analyses.

Add New Sample

To add a new sample, do as follows.
  1. 1.
    Select Projects > your_project > Samples.
  2. 2.
    To add a new sample, select + New Sample, and then enter a unique name and description for the sample.
  3. 3.
    To include files related to the sample, select + Add data to sample.
Your sample is added to the Samples page. You can start a new analysis from the sample by selecting the sample, and then selecting Start new Analysis. To view information on the sample, select the sample, and then select Open Details.

Add Files to Samples

You can add additional files to a sample after creating the sample. Any files that are not currently included in a sample are listed on the Unlinked Files tab.
To add an unlinked file to a sample, do as follows.
  1. 1.
    Select your project, and then select Samples from the project menu.
  2. 2.
    Select the Unlinked Files tab.
  3. 3.
    Select a file or files, and then select one of the following options:
    • Create sample from selection — Create a new sample that includes the selected files.
    • Link to existing sample — Select an existing sample in the project to link the file to.
A Sample can be linked to a project from a separate project to make it available in read-only capacity.
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the Samples view in the Project
  2. 2.
    Click the Link Sample button
  3. 3.
    Select the Sample(s) to link to the project
  4. 4.
    Click the Link Samples button
Data linked to Samples is not automatically linked to the project. The data must be linked separately from the Data view. Samples also must be available in a complete state in order to be linked.