Custom Animal Models

IBT has a well-equipped, modern facility with experienced scientists, a passionate animal care team and IACUC.

We can collaborate with you to develop rodent models that support development of your biologics and vaccines. This will enable your research to proceed smoothly.


Animal Background: Age Ranges: Inoculations: Therapeutic Agents:
Mice, Rats, Cotton rats, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters Neonates to elderly BSL-2 pathogens, peptides, small molecules, etc. antibodies, small molecules, adjuvant mediated, new constructs, etc.
Housing: Treatment Administration Routes: Readouts: Regulation:
Specialized housing for Immunocompromised mice, double filter Individual ventilated cages and racks Intravenous, Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, Footpad, Intradermal, Oral gavage, Retro-orbital, Nebulizer, Sublingual Animal health, weight, and survival data, CPE Assay, HAI Assay, PRNT, Microneutralization assay, Pseudovirus neutralization assay, ELISA, Luminex, Flow cytometry, lung and BAL viremia, Temperature (internal microchips) Attending veterinarian, engaged IACUC committee


  • Staphylococcus aureus​
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae​
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae​
  • Enterococcus faecalis​
  • Moraxella catarrhalis
  • Non-typable Haemophilus influenzae​
  • Acinetobacter baumanii
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-2)
  • Various BSL-2 Viral and Bacterial Pathogens

Disease Model

  • IV Bacteremia​
  • GI infection leading to hepatic infection​
  • Pneumonia​
  • IV Bacteremia​
  • Pneumonia​
  • Pneumonia​
  • Pneumonia​
  • Genital herpes
  • Custom Model Development.