The mandate given to the laboratory animal facility at CSCR is on "humane care, management and supply of small laboratory animals of quality" for scientific research activities at the institution. The animal care facility is located in the basement of the building in a total floor space area of 5000 sq. ft with 6 animal rooms. The facility has got double corridor system to facilitate unidirectional movement of personnel. The 'clean' corridor is for the movement of the animal facility staff and animal users only. The 'dirty' corridor is for the movement of unsterile bedding, cages, and trolleys. This facility at CSCR is under the supervision of a full time veterinarian. It is registered with the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment and Forests (Animal Welfare) Government of India (Reg. No.88/1999/CPCSEA). CSCR complies with the Government of India policy on animal welfare and all other applicable central, state and local laws. All protocols are submitted for review to the Institutional Review Board and Institutional Animal ethics Committee (IAEC)
|S.NO||NAME OF THE STRAIN||SPECIES||TYPE|
|3||B6;129S4-F8tm1Kaz/J||Mouse||Mutant Stock; Targeted Mutation|
|4||B6;129S4-Pou5f1tm1Jae/J||Mouse||Mutant Stock; Targeted Mutation|
|5||B6.129P2-F9tm1Dws/J||Mouse||Congenic; Mutant Strain|
|6||B6.CB17-Prkdcscid/SzJ||Mouse||Congenic; Mutant Strain; Spontaneous Mutation|
Protocol form for research proposals to be submitted to the committee/ Institutional Animal Ethics committee, for new experiments or extensions of ongoing experiments using animals other than non human primates.
Record of Animals acquired and experiments performed (To be maintained by the investigator)
Format for submission of Progress/ Final report to Institutional Animal Ethics Committee
Animal request form - Form for requesting the animal facility to supply the required animals for the IAEC approved experiments.
Aparna Venkatraman, Ph.D
M.D. Pratheesh, M.V.Sc, Ph.D
Hemanta Kumar Maity, M.V.Sc,