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GIGA Mouse facility and transgenics

Solution provided
Technology
Supplier identity
General description

The Mouse facility is divided into two areas a conventional facility with different biosafety levels and a Specific Pathogen-Free (SPF) facility.

The SPF Mouse facility and transgenic platform offer services from management of strains to establishment transgenic lines. The platform offers also various studies on request (Mouse Embryo Assay, Local Lymph Node Assay, toxicology, surgery…).

Type of Supplier
Research InstitutionAcademic/University
Sector of activity
  • Animal models
  • Toxicology
  • Transgenic Animals
Region
Region of Wallonia, BE
Regional access broker
  • Annick Pierrard, Interface Enterprises-University of Liège
Activity description
Terms of availability for SMEs

Description
The Mouse and transgenics facility platform is managed by a team of experts dedicated to researchers needs.

Services and methods (under SPF conditions)
• Housing
• Sanitisation
• Cryopreservation
• Transgenesis
• Mouse Embryo Assays (under GLP-like requirement)
• Murine Local Lymph Node Assay
• Customer Design Experiments

Infrastructure

A1 zone: 6 housing rooms

L1 zone: Embryo and cell culture
Transgenesis (2 microinjection workstations)
Surgery
Fully equipped for viral transgenesis

A2 zone : 1 housing room

A3 zone : 1 housing room
L3 zone

Quality labels and accreditations

The traceability, the suppliers' audit, the documentation, the implementation of the procedures, the environmental monitoring and a follow-up of the staff's trainings are some of the means allowing us to meet the GLP-like requirements.

Training and Staff possibilities
No
Contact information
Phone number
+32 (0) 4 366 98 10
Address
GIGA - B34- Avenue de l'Hôpital 1
4000  Liège
Belgium