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C. elegans Shared Facility (ElegantLab)

Life and Health Science Research Institute (ICVS)

Service Centre category(ies)

Animal Facilities / Research Animals

Description of the Service Centre

The ElegantLab is a combination of two rooms with controlled temperature and fully equipped to maintain and handle the animal model Caenorhabditis elegans. The research focus of this facility is mainly related to a better understanding of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disease mechanisms, as well as to search for therapeutic strategies.

Service Centre web address

Service Centre web address

Contact person's name

Andreia Castro / Carlos Bessa

Contact person's e-mail /

Contact person's telephone

+351 253 60 48 71/5

Last edited on

2013-07-30 13:14:38



C. elegans Shared Facility (ElegantLab)

Available for external use?



Many of the research projects ongoing at the ElegantLab result from the collaboration with several departments from University of Minho and also with other national and international institutions.

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