The Animal Experiment Center (AEC) is the only institution for standard laboratory animal production and animal experiments approved by the Department of Science and Technology of Hubei, which provides standard laboratory animals and facilities for teaching, research, testing. The AECobtained the license of animal production (SCXK 2011-0008) for specific pathogen free (SPF) mice & rats, and conventional rabbits, and the license of animal application (SYXK 2011-0031) for SPF mice & rats, and conventional rabbits, guinea pigs, swines and dogs in Jul. 2005 and renewed the licenses in Jan. 2011.
The AEChas a staff of five skilled researches. The well equipped facilities of animal research consists of an area of 380 m2 for the production of SPF mice & rats and an area of 1,800m2 for the production of conventional animals, as well as standardized protocols. The AECannually produces over 80,000 SPF mice, over 20,000 SPF rats, and over 5,000 rabbits, which are sufficient for using of teaching, research, and testing for local region. Our opening laboratories, well trained staff, advanced equipments and high quality service bring us a good reputation from researches and users.
The AEC will keep advancing in theory and skills, with the strong support from government and the university, to provide better service for researches.