Genetically Modified Rodents GM

GM unit of the Laboratory Animal Center, University of Helsinki, provides services on gene modified rodents. Our services are available for both the external customers and the researchers at the University of Helsinki. We are the only national core facility who offers rat cryopreservation and rederivation. We also master both DNA pronuclear and CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing in generation of new mouse and rat lines, and mouse ES cell targeting.

GM rodent unit operates at Viikki F-building.


GM unit is part of the national FinGMice consortium

The contribution of HiLIFE GM-Unit Core Facility must be acknowledged in publications deriving from our services with a phrase: “This work/Part of the work was carried out with the support of HiLIFE GM-Unit Core Facility, University of Helsinki, Finland; a member of Biocenter Finland.