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Small Animal Research Facility (SARF)

Overview of Services

The Small Animal Research Facility (SARF) provides the best possible animal care and assists investigators in fulfilling their obligation to plan and conduct animal research in accordance with the highest scientific, humane and ethical principles. SARF has a multizone temperature and airflow control to allow for various environments necessary to research projects. Daily care and feeding is provided by a trained staff, and surgery prep, surgical area, and a recovery area are available for use.

Technical Services:

• Animal husbandry by trained staff
• Individual Ventilated Cage (IVC) rack units for vertebrate animal housing
• Hood space with Hepa filter is available for research projects
• A community room for common-space sharing
• Surgical area with Pulseoximeter and scavenger system
• All projects considered for trial must have IACUC approved Animal Use Protocols (AUP)

Leadership

David D. Evanoff, Jr., Ph.D.
CORE Director
207-581-2251
david.evanoff@maine.edu


Megan Tardif
SR Financial Manager of CORE
207-581-1225
megan.tardif@maine.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday 
  8 AM - 4:30 PM   

Engineering & Science Research Building
University of Maine
 Orono, ME 04469

Links and Resources

  1. Small Animal Research Facility Website

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Jess Majors
SARF Lab Manager
 
207-581-4128
 
Jessica.Majors@maine.edu
 
SARF Rm 102