LACU Fee Based Services

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center?s Laboratory Animal Care Unit (LACU) is the University?s primary support to staff who use animals for their research. Accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC), our facilities provide an environment in which our investigators can develop, maintain, and enhance their respective research programs. The LACU veterinary and husbandry staff are committed to providing quality care and ensuring the humane usage of animals on the UTHSC campus. To support our research staff, the LACU provides, for a fee, technical assistance to investigators and their research staff upon request. These animal-related services include:

For more information on any of the above services, please click its link. If these services or any other assistance is needed regarding animal research, please contact the LACU office at 448-5656.