Dr. Karin Jacobi
Dr. Boris-Alexander Jerchow
84.1: Hermann von Helmholtz House (Animal house)
Our department "experimental animal services" as a central scientific service unit carries out the holding of the MDC's laboratory animals according to expert and animal welfare practices (currently mice, rats, rabbits, claw frogs, naked mole rats and zebra fish). Our tasks are -among others - the organisation of the breeding and holding of the laboratory animals, the protection of hygienic and health status of the animals, the import and export of laboratory animals, the education of animal care takers, and the counseling of scientists regarding their experimental animal projects.