Laboratory Animal

Mission, Goals, Capabilities

Cryopreservation & ARTS Services

This shared resource provides cryopreservation of valuable mouse strains and recovery of mice from frozen germplasm as well as a range of assisted reproductive techniques that can be applied to maintaining mouse strains in a cost- and time-effective manner.


  • To provide a centralized, state-of-the-art service for cryopreservation of mouse germplasm
  • To preserve useful mouse models
  • To disseminate cryopreserved germplasm, as requested by Jefferson investigators
  • To recover mouse strains from cryopreserved specimens
  • To provide breeding and colony maintenance expertise to faculty