INFRAFRONTIER-GR OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Free of charge mouse microPET/CT services

InfrafrontierGR/Phenotypos provides free access to state-of-the-art mouse phenotyping services. microPET/CT imaging, image analysis and animals hosting for the whole period of imaging will be offered for two groups of mice.

Context and aim of the call

InfrafrontierGR/Phenotypos (www.infrafrontier.gr) is the Greek Research Infrastructure for the Molecular, Behavioral and Phenotypic Analysis of Mouse Models for Human Chronic Degenerative Diseases. The infrastructure provides access to first-class expertise and tools for biomedical research, offering cutting edge technological platforms and standardized pipelines for disease-oriented mouse phenotyping, as well as the generation, archiving and distribution of mouse mutants through the Greek node of the European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA).
The objective of this Call is to provide free access to state-of-the-art mouse PET/CT imaging services to the Greek biomedical research community to monitor disease activity and treatment response. InfrafrontierGR services offered through this Call include:

1. PET/CT imaging of mouse models and image analyis
2. Mouse Hosting

For more information, including eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application instructions and application form, please see the Full Call text below.

Deadline for submissions: 31/12/2020

Trans-Regional Phenotyping Call - October 2020

Free-of-charge mouse phenotyping services
Micro PET/CT

The InfrafrontierGR/Phenotypos project (www.infrafrontier.gr) supports eligible researchers with free-of-charge mouse phenotyping services implemented as a Trans-regional Access activity. microPET/CT imaging, image analysis and animals hosting for the whole period of imaging will be offered for two groups of mice (control and diseased animals).
The services offered will be run by BRFAA InfrafrontierGR Units and may involve one of the following assays:

1. PET/CT imaging of mouse models
a. Oncological 3D imaging and image analysis
b. Cardiovascular 3D imaging and image analysis
c. Brain 3D imaging and image analysis
Deatails of the analysis can be found at the end of this document for technical specifications

2. Mouse Hosting
a. Long-term hosting of animals at IVC rack
● A collaboration agreement will be established between the successful applicants and BRFAA.
● All assays will be performed based on InfrafrontierGR Standard Operating Procedures.
● Results will be made available to successful applicants within a maximum of 3 months following provision of all required information and material.

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