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About Umeå Centre of Comparative Biology (UCCB)

UCCB are responsible for all aspects of use of laboratory animals at Umeå University.

We are specialists in experimental animal research, hence we provide service and guidance on experimental animal research for researchers, doctoral students and other employees at Umeå University.

We also provide information and assistance when it comes to all permits required for work with experimental animals and also animal experiments that involve microorganisms and cell cultures.


We are also responsible for education and training in Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) under Directive 2010/63/EU, a mandatory education for those that will work with or conduct research involving laboratory animals.

UCCB is responsible for the Animal Welfare Body at Umeå University.

Latest update: 2022-12-01