Facility and Services

Facilities include:

  • Fishroom: housing approximately 10,000 Zebrafish with over 100 transgenic, mutant, and morphant lines!
  • Injection/microscope room: for injecting embryos, screening fish, and miscellaneous microscope work
  • Imaging room: for imaging Zebrafish at various developmental time points including time lapse video, bright field imaging, flourescent imaging, and optical section imaging

Services

The University of Minnesota Zebrafish Core Facility provides housing, feeding, embryo procurement, and management assistance for University of Minnesota researchers who use Zebrafish as a model organism.

The core also provides community outreach to local schools that are interested in using Zebrafish to get kids excited about science and biology. 

Services provided to:

  • University researchers
  • Undergraduate classrooms
  • Undergraduate researchers (UROP)
  • Local elementary and secondary schools

Contact

For more information regarding Zebrafish lines, services, or use of embryos please contact:

Mark A. Masino, Ph.D.
Zebrafish Core Facility Director
(612) 626-3741
masino@umn.edu 

Facilities

Fishroom

Fishroom

Injection/Microscope Room

Injection/Microscope Room

Imaging Room

Imaging Room

Pamela and Bao

Pamela and Bao

Marc feeding fish

Marc feeding fish

Jake netting fish

Jake netting fish

Dana feeding fish

Dana feeding fish

Fishroom

Fishroom