Center for Biomedical Research
The Center for Biomedical Research is a 20,433 square foot state of the art research facility and is responsible for the care of animals used in research.
CBR Building Features
- 17 holding rooms
- 1 quarantine room
- 4 bio-hazard rooms including Class 2 Biological Safety Cabinets
- 6 procedure rooms
- Surgical suite composed of a prep room, scrub room and a surgery room
- Two behavioral study suites
- 100 percent back-up system in the event of a power failure
Temperatures in the animal rooms can be controlled between 65 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity between 30 percent and 80 percent.
Accredited by AAALAC
The CBR is accredited by AAALAC International, a private, non-profit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science.