Grant: $496,613 - National Institutes of Health - Jul. 17, 2009
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Award Description: The long-term goals of The University of Montana-Missoula (UM) are to develop and maintain the institutional infrastructure and programs necessary for a stat-of-the-art animal resource program and continued accreditation by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. The specific aims of this proposal are to 1) modernize and standardize the care of specific pathogen-free SPF mice, 2) expand SPF mouse breeding and housing into a newly constructed barrier facility, and 3) protect personnel from allergens and non-volatile chemical hazards. Animal transfer stations for all rodent housing rooms, biological safety cabinets for quarantine and non-volatile chemical hazard SPF mouse housing rooms, and individually ventilated caging, bedding disposal containment cabinet, and automatic water bottle filler for the new facility will accomplish these aims.
Project Description: (See Award Description) Bid specifications and requisitions to University of Montana Business Services 100% complete.
Infrastructure Description: See award Description above. The major objective of this program is to upgrade animal facilities to support the conduct of Public Health Service (PHS) supported biomedical and behavioral research.
Jobs Summary: None (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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