Overview of the Laboratory Animal Sciences Program

  • Provides animal care and support at the NCI-Frederick and NCI-Bethesda campuses
  • Investigators, other than NCI-Frederick scientific staff, wishing to utilize LASP services must make a formal request to the Yellow TaskRequest System
  • Ensures that investigators’ research requirements are met with animals of appropriate health status
  • Ensures that all animals are housed, handled, and cared for in a humane manner in a controlled environment
  • Provides scientific support to investigators conducting animal-based research
  • Provides support to the Animal Care and Use Committee and its activities

News from the Technology and Research Group (TRG)

The TRG mission is to employ the full spectrum of biomedical research, from basic discovery to applied research, including emerging technologies, in support of the mission of the National Cancer Institute to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer and HIV/AIDS.