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Contracting - Request For Quotes

Project: Notice of Intent to Award Noncompetitive Procurement


Requisition No.: 0040337727Date of Notice: 05/26/2017
Contracting Officer: Tyrone R. RowseClosing Date: 06/05/2017

Description of Supplies/Services:

The U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center requests procurement for the following:

Service: DNA barcoding to quantify species specific contributions to diet composition of 100 goose fecal samples and identify host species of goose and DNA barcoding to quantify species specific contributions to diet composition of 50 shorebird and 50 songbird fecal samples.

Technical Requirements

Using techniques derived from samples collected by USGS researchers, the contractor will conduct an analysis to reconstruct insects (land birds) and plants (geese) in the diet of our focal species based on fecal samples.


Contractor will deliver sequencing results in an excel spreadsheet along with any assessments of sequencing quality and performance statistics. Final product will consist of a list of insect (land birds) and plant (geese) species that are found in each sample in an excel spreadsheet. Specific deliverables include:

Fecal insect diet reconstruction (qty ≤ 100)
Fecal plant diet reconstruction (qty ≤ 100)

The Government intends to award this requirement noncompetitively IAW FAR 13.106-1(b) (1) to Jonah Ventures Manhattan Kansas. Other interested concerns having the ability to furnish these services and supplies shall submit a capabilities statement to the contracting officer no later than the closing date of this announcement. All submissions will be evaluated to determine if competitive opportunities exist. This is NOT a Request for Quotes; no written solicitation will be issued. This may represent the Government’s only written notice of this procurement.

Services and supplies will be delivered to:


This notice and any resulting contract or order conforms to the requirements in place through FAC 2005-95 January 13, 2017

For further information, please contact the Contracting Officer at (907) 786-7117 or

Quote Due By: NA

For all projects, contact: Tyrone Rowse

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