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The Mary Lyon Centre combines expertise and skills from scientists, technical experts and animal care staff to provide an extensive portfolio of services.


  • Scientific expertise- The MRC Harwell Institute strives to develop, validate and offer to UK biomedical sciences the most current techniques in genetic engineering, phenotyping and cryobiology.

  • Technical expertise- The Mary Lyon Centre has established quality controlled and quality assured systems of delivering technical services for mouse genetics projects.
  • Animal care- Our teams of animal care staff endeavour to refine techniques and reduce the impact of scientific studies on individual animals.