HuBMAP Data Upload Guidelines

Well-defined schemas ensure that HuBMAP data and metadata are reusable. If you are starting work on a new assay type, review the guidelines for directory schemas. If you have an upload prepared, follow the instructions in the Metadata Validation Workflow document to validate your upload.

Assay types and their schemas are linked below.



Clinical Imaging Modalities

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)


Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS)

Mass Spectrometry

Multiplex Fluorescence Based Experiment (MxFBE)

Sequence Assays

Single-cycle Fluorescence Microscopy (SFM)

Spatial Transcriptomics

Other TSVs