Welcome to the website of the Laboratory Animal Services Center (LASC).

Our mission is to support biomedical research at the University of Zurich by providing various specialised services, primarily in the field of animal husbandry and veterinary services.

In addition, the LASC is responsible for the Animal Management System (iRATS) and it can provide individual training for scientists regarding common experimental procedures.

Information for new users (introductory courses):

See here




Welcome to our new staff members in June & July:

  • Metin Eker: Mitarbeiter Käfigreinigung
  • Silvana Strittmatter: Tierpflegerin
  • Louisa Venghaus: Tierpflegerin
  • Stephanie Calabria:Tierpflegerin
  • Sarah Schmocker: Tierpflegerin
  • Jessica Buser:Tierpflegerin
  • Cecilia Oppong-Kyekyeku: Mitarbeiterin Käfigreinigung
  • Jan Jerzyk: Tierpfleger



New information on animal orders is online now: deadlines & delivery dates for animal orders_2022 (PDF, 103 KB)