• Orthotopic Injections
• Laboratory Coordinator Services
• Tumor Passage
• Tissue/Blood collection
• Injections (s.c., i.p., i.v., i.d., i.m.)
• Colony Management
• Aseptic Surgery
• Drug Dosing/Oral Gavage
• Intra-cardiac Injections
• IVIS Imaging
• Animal Identification
• Protocol Assistance
Services are provided at a cost of $25.00 per hour to UNC Lineberger members. Non-cancer center members can receive these services at a cost of $35.00 per hour.
To use the Animal Studies Core Facility you must submit:
- an approved animal use protocol from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- a completed application - Download application form here
Download Study Management Reporting Database (Need Microsoft Access to download and view)
This core facility is under the direction of faculty director Bernard Weissman, PhD, and facility director Charlene Santos, RLATG, CMAR.
Staff members include Research Specialists Silmara Camargo, LAT and Alain Valdivia and Research Technicians Mark Ross, ALAT, Adrienne Booker, ALAT, Carla Johnson, BRIC animal handler and Irene Mwaniki.
Location and Hours
Office: 3100 Bioinformatics
Genetics Medicine Animal Facilities and other facilities throughout campus
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. After hours and weekends by prior arrangement.
Charlene Santos at 919-843-7988 (Office), 919-650-8724 (Cell), 919-843-9340or email