Laboratory Animal Facility Platform (LAF)



Technical and scientific expertise

  • Compliance with animal testing legislation
  • Production of mice under SPF health status for research use, without commercial purposes
  • Maintenance of 80 different strains of mice, non-genetically and genetically modified, available under a very high health status monitored via a sentinel programme

Main equipment

  • 13 mouse production rooms
  • Laboratory equipped with sanitisation facilities


  • Genetically modified mouse model
  • Non-genetically modified mouse model

Services available to

  • UCLouvain students, clinicians and researchers