La Trobe Animal Research and Teaching Facility

La Trobe Animal Research And Teaching Facility La Trobe Animal Research and Teaching Facility provide housing, husbandry and technical resources supporting the use of a diverse range of animals involved in research and teaching activities at the University.

We provide/support:

  • Technical equipment and expertise to facilitate research and teaching involving animals
  • Training and competency assessment programs in animal skills
  • Animal housing, monitoring and husbandry across a range of species including rodent, avian, reptile and native
  • IVC and conventional laboratory rodent housing facilities
  • Specified Pathogen Free (SPF) housing for mice
  • Veterinary services
  • Behavioural Testing suites for rats and mice
  • IVIS imaging equipment
  • Radsource cell/animal irradiator
  • Dedicated rodent surgical suites
  • Expertise to support Animal Ethics Committee and Institutional Biosafety Committee requirements
  • Best practice in animal welfare
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements.

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