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    May 27 - June 05, 2019

    Following the implementation of the Directive 2010/63/EU and the presidential degree 56/2013 we are co-organizing the FELASA accredited International Course on the "Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”

    March 23, 2018

    The IMBB Animal Facility hosted a one-day joint seminar on the advances of CRISPR/Cas9 technology followed by a demonstration of in vivo electroporation.

    June 04 - 15, 2018

    The University of Crete, in collaboration with the IMBB Animal Facility hosted the 5th consecutive International Course on the «Care and use of laboratory animals». The course is designed to train participants on the care, handling and regulations involving the use of animals for scientific purposes. IMBB researchers and personnel participated in the lectures and in the hands-on course. [More]

    October, 2018

    The IMBB Animal Facility is a partner in the Greek node of the ESFRI Infrafrontier project: for phenotyping and archiving of model mammalian genomes ( With INFRAFRONTIER and ERC funding we are further upgrading our infrastructure by i) relocating/upgrading the SPF unit ii) introducing an air shower in the BSL2 unit iii) upgrading the transgenesis unit with a new microscope unit and micromanipulator iv) purchasing a cage/bottle washer v) establishing new mouse behavioral and electrophysiology labs and vi) hiring of an animal technician and veterinarian.