Strain Archival

A core function of the MMRRC is to preserve scientifically valuable, genetically engineered mouse strains and mouse ES cell lines with potential value for the genetics and biomedical research community.

Benefits to the Donating Investigator include

  • Fulfillment of the obligation to share biomedical research resources developed under NIH funded grants
  • Decrease in animal housing costs
  • Preservation and maintenance your strain in a cryopreserved archive
  • Assurance of genetic and health quality
  • Elimination of shipping mice from your lab to multiple investigators

Strain Submission

Strain Acquisition Process Diagram