Welcome to the Animal Studies Core

 

 

The Animal Studies Core (ASC) offers skilled technicians that provide technical services for reproducible experimentation in small laboratory animals at UNC.

The Animal Studies Core (ASC) provides outstanding technical services and a seamless approach in working with the IACUC, DCM, and other core facilities on campus whose labs utilize small laboratory animals in their research.

We offer technical expertise with small laboratory animal models for reproducibility of research at UNC, and complete study management as well as individual services to fit your needs.

Animal Studies Core technicians are experienced, highly skilled and maintain American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Technician/Technologist (AALAS) certifications.

 

 

Please contact us to discuss your project needs.

 

Acknowledgement and Citations:

  • All work provided by the Animal Studies Core which is included in a publication record should acknowledge the contribution of the core facility.  Proper acknowledgment of our core facility enables us to obtain financial and other support so we may continue to provide essential services in the best ways possible.  It would be appreciated if you sent a copy of the accepted manuscript and/or published paper to animalstudiescore@unc.edu.  This will allow us to demonstrate our impact to the UNC Community.
  • If any facility personnel makes a substantial intellectual and/or experimental contribution to a publication they deserve recognition just as any other co-author.  This is essential for the professional development of our staff.  We recommend scientists follow the “ABRF Recommended Guidelines for Authorship on Manuscripts.”

Please include the text  below in your publication acknowledgements:

Animal studies were performed within the UNC Lineberger Animal Studies Core at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which is supported in part by an NCI Center Core Support Grant (CA16086) to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center