Laboratory animal premises

Center operates in three different buildings at the Kuopio campus:

Snellmania

1. Barrier is for the mouse production and maintenance and breeding of  gene modified strains. There are also embryotransfer and isolator laboratories in the connection of barrier.
2. Most of the experiments are conducted in the conventional (so called open area) area. There are premises for rodent, rabbit and pig housing. Snellmania has also surgical units (for rodents, rabbits and pigs) and possibility to X-ray imaging of also large animals.

 

Bioteknia

1. Conventional area for rodents of short time housing in IVCs (Bt 1) and imaging unit (AIV-Institute)
2. Bioteknia 2 - the conventional (so called open area) area. There are premises for rodent housing and room for surgery.

MOVEMENT BETWEEN UNITS OF LAB ANIMAL CENTRE (PDF)