The Rodents Who Help

Inside Shanghai’s Laboratory Animal Center

By Wang Zhefeng Source:Global Times Published: 2014-11-4 18:58:01

In a quiet yard in Shanghai’s Songjiang district stands a memorial for laboratory animals with a plaque reading: “Dedicated to the memory of laboratory animals.”

This memorial is tucked away in the Shanghai Laboratory Animals Center (SLAC) at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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GR8 Brings Team to SHAFC

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
-Chinese Proverb

In the past three years, GR8 has taken some giant steps towards overcoming long-standing cultural and communication barriers by building trust in the lab animal training we provide each summer in China.

This July, GR8 brought a dynamic team to Shanghai Vocational & Technical College of Agriculture & Forestry (SHAFC) to introduce 24 eager third-year animal science students to fundamentals of laboratory animal care & use.
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