Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Core
Emory University

Contact: Rheinallt Jones, PhD
Phone: (404) 727-7231

The Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Core (EGAC) is a cutting-edge core facility offers investigators the opportunity to experimentally manipulate the microbiomes of mice in a controlled environment to gain insight into important biological mechanisms.

The EGAC currently contains sixteen 3-foot-wide rigid isolators (Parkbio), each with the capacity to house 16 mice cages each. In addition, the facility has a Tecniplast ISOcageP Bioexclusion system.

These are airtight individual mouse cages with high positive pressure that are specifically designed for cage-scale germ-free, gnotobiotic, and bioexclusion studies.


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