THE CAJAL INSTITUTE
The Cajal Institute Animal Facility, classified as a conventional animal facility and with a P2 containment level, is located in the basement, with an area of about 450 m2, which includes 2 rooms for rats, 7 rooms for mice, 11 rooms for Behavior Animal and an Operating Room to perform the different procedures.
The Center Code, certified by the CAM and MAGRAMA is: ES 280790000184, also valid in the EU.
The CI Animal Facility breeds and maintains rat and mouse animal species, both wild type and transgenic (without harmful phenotype); From this breeding, the researcher can request, upon request, the type of animal necessary for experimentation.
As technical equipment, in addition to conventional racks and ventilated racks where the animals are housed, the Animal Facility has 1 Lavaracks from Tecniplast, 1 Steris autoclave and 2 laminar flow hoods located in the ventilated Racks and Quarantine room.
Neuroscience Research Center dependent on the CSIC. Founded in 1920 and initially directed by Santiago Ramón y Cajal. World reference in the study of the brain. Custodian of the Cajal Legacy.