Facilities and Equipment
The CBR has a large collection of instruments including a Nikon Confocal Microscope, as well as a well-equipped tissue culture laboratory and a histology laboratory for biomedical research(https://cbr.mst.edu/facilities-equipment/animal-research-facility/ ) . 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 oversee the facility and reviews all protocols for animal maintenance and research performed at the facility.