July 2017

INFRAFRONTIER2020 axenic service call

INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure
INFRAFRONTIER2020 Project - Trans-national Access call - July 2017
Derivation of germ-free mice (axenic service) call
Call information and application form

Context and aim of the call
INFRAFRONTIER is the European Research Infrastructure for phenotyping, archiving and distribution of model mammalian genomes. The INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure provides access to first-class tools and data for biomedical research, and thereby contributes to improving the understanding of gene function in human health and disease using the mouse model. The core services of INFRAFRONTIER comprise the systemic phenotyping of mouse mutants in the participating mouse clinics, and the archiving and distribution of mouse mutant lines by the European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA) (www.infrafrontier.eu). 

INFRAFRONTIER2020 project and microbiome research 
One of the INFRAFRONTIER2020 project aims is to develop pilot platforms and services supporting microbiome research. A service to derive germ-free (axenic) mice is now provided by three infrastructures...