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Zurich Integrative Rodent Physiology (ZIRP)


The ZIRP is a multi-user interdisciplinary facility with a large number of different users. To enable smooth work all users have to follow the ZIRP guidelines (PDF, 158 KB).        

Animal housing has to conform to the UZH minimal standards. All animals housed in the ZIRP must be ordered, registered and managed via
iRATS. A certificate of health status is mandatory for all animals before transferring them into the ZIRP facility. Please contact the  (LASC) for more information.

All animal experiments require a permission of the
Cantonal Veterinary Office (Kantonales Veterinäramt). All investigators are responsible for possessing a valid permission for their experiments as well as for the health and welfare of their animals. Please find more information and guidelines at the website of the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO).


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Zurich Integrative Rodent Physiology
Winterthurer Str. 190
CH-8057 Zürich
Phone: +41446355095