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National Mouse Genetics Network: Expression of Interest Call

The MRC is investing more than £20m in a major new network in mouse genetics for disease modelling to accelerate our understanding of human disease and improve diagnosis and treatments. The National Mouse Genetics Network will bring together a package of distinctive research clusters across the UK and long-term partnership with the Mary Lyon Centre (MLC). Research […]


MRC Harwell & NC3Rs Joint Webinar

MRC Harwell and the NC3Rs will be co-hosting a webinar on efficient management of genetically altered mouse colonies  Good management of genetically altered (GA) mouse colonies ensures the optimal use of available animals and minimises surplus animals, whilst producing reproducible and well-controlled research models.  On Monday 1 March, the NC3Rs and the Mary Lyon Centre (MRC Harwell) will be hosting a joint webinar that will explore how to address common challenges in the […]


The MRC Harwell Archive Launches New Portal

MRC Harwell has launched a brand new user-friendly portal for The Harwell Archive. The new platform will make it easier to search across all mouse strains held at Harwell including mouse lines from individual researcher, external depositor and large-scale projects. The Harwell Archive, established in the early 1970s, holds more than 3,000 unique mouse strains, […]


GEMM Call Open!

The 8th Genome Editing Mice for Medicine Call is now open! This is a call for applicants who would like to nominate ideas for genetically altered mouse lines for their scientific or clinical research to apply to the MRC-funded Genome Editing Mice for Medicine (GEMM) programme. Successful applicants demonstrating the importance of their desired model […]