Facilities and equipment
The CBR has a biomedical materials laboratory in the department of materials science and engineering (B42; McNutt Hall), as well as a well-equipped tissue culture laboratory and a histology laboratory in the Materials Research Center (112 Straumanis-James Hall). In addition, the CBR has access to major equipment and facilities in academic departments and centers on campus. The CBR also has access to the Missouri S&T animal research facility, housed in 1800 sq. ft. of renovated space in Building BOM#3. The facility has five colony rooms, a two-room suite for aseptic surgery, a cage washing room, and other support rooms. The facility complies with all applicable PHS and USDA Guidelines pertaining to facilities for maintenance of vertebrate animals for research. The Missouri S&T Animal Care and Use Committee oversees the facility and reviews all protocols for animal maintenance and research performed at the facility.