General Technical Support


The Service can also support users with general procedures at the bench / in animal experimentation or with on-demand procedures.

Users are welcome to submit their requests for specific support.

Examples of possible services

  • Blood collection in mice for clinical chemistry and RNA-seq analyses on plasma
  • Tissue dissections in mice
  • Administration of treatments to mice
  • Flies transgenesis
  • Genotyping / phenotyping in different organisms (plants, etc)
  • Please contact us for special requests

Terms of use of the service

The service is free.

General terms apply as described here. Summary of the major point:

Users requesting help for mouse studies must have an active authorization from the Canton which cover specifically the requested protocols. The staff will be unable to start any experiment beforehand.


Please send a service request to

Philippe L'Hôte
(Culture Media) 4030 021 692 39 24
Adnane Ben Amor
(Culture media) Magasin 021 692 39 50
Anabela Pimentel
(Mice & Bench Experiments) 5030 ---
Frédéric Preitner,
Coordinator 5023 021 692 41 43


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