Research services

Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre provides research services for the researchers of the University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, and for external research groups or institutes.

  • Animal breeding and purchase for experimental purposes
  • Breeding of GM rodents
  • Assistance in planning and conducting projects
  • Bookkeeping and statistics on the use of animals
  • Care of animal welfare and health


Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre Research Infrastructure Acknowledgment Policy

The Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre Research Infrastructure is supported by the University of Oulu and evaluated mainly on the basis of publications and thesis of its users. All academic users using the infrastructure are required to acknowledge its use in all their publications resulting from the work done here. This secures development of the infrastructure and helps to keep the user fees at a reasonable level.

Preferred version:

This work/Part of the work was carried out with the support of The Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre Research Infrastructure, University of Oulu, Finland.


Where The Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre staff have made a significant contribution to the conduct of the research, it is appropriate that they be acknowledged as co-authors of the publication. In this case, the relevant institutional affiliation should be recorded as The Oulu Laboratory Animal Centre, University of Oulu, Finland.

Some form of attribution is required in the 'Acknowledgements' section of your publication. For publications without an 'Acknowledgements' section, the attribution should be made either as a footnote to the title or included as a reference when the work is described in the 'Experimental' section.


Last updated: 31.10.2019