Overview

Principal Investigator

Joseph Woo, M.S., M.B.A., LATG

As the Animal Resources Program Coordinator, Joseph Woo provides guidance to the NIAMS’s intramural researchers on the proper care and use of research animals.

The NIAMS Laboratory Animal Care and Use Section (LACU) provides support to all NIAMS Intramural Research Program (IRP) Branches and Laboratories. Our goal is to provide animal care and services that support research activities and further our understanding of musculoskeletal and skin diseases.

Services

The LACU provides the following services to the NIAMS IRP:

  • Veterinary care.
  • Animal ordering.
  • Assistance with protocol preparation.
  • Training investigative staff in conducting animal procedures.
  • Animal facility management - NIAMS ACRF.
  • Monitoring animal health in shared and core facilities.
  • Coordination of rodent rederivation.

Core Research Facilities

Labs at the NIAMS are supported by the following state-of-the-art facilities and services:

Staff

Animal Resources Program Coordinator
301-594-9108
ACUC Coordinator
301-496-0713
Facility Manager
301-435-3512
Facility Veterinarian
301-435-3559
Animal Husbandry Technician
301-451-4648
Animal Husbandry Technician
301-451-2615
Lead Technician
301-451-4648
Animal Program Director
301-496-4860
Breeding Colony Manager
301-594-5545
Inventory Technician
301-594-8071

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Last Updated: August 2021 Back to Top