General Links


Rodent Anatomy, Physiology, Embriology ...


Review of Rat anatomy

Mouse brain library and atlas

Allen Institute for Brain Science (Developing Mouse Brain Atlas)

NetVet Rodents

Mouse Facts & Physiology (MGI Jackson Lab)

Guide for organ sampling and trimming procedures in mice and rats

Mouse Anatomy Atlas, eHistology resource and Mouse Gene Expression Spatial Database

Mouse Gene Expression (Gene Paint)


Mouse Manuals, Books ...


Mouse Genetics Book (Lee Silver, Princeton University) in JACKSON LAB

The Coat Colours of Mice Book (W. K. Silvers) in JACKSON LAB

The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse Book (M. J. Cook) in JACKSON LAB

Origins of Inbred Mice (Herbert C. Morse III) in JACKSON LAB


Email LIST, forums and other community services


ZFIN (zebrafish)

RGD (Rat Genome Database)

RCF (Rat Community Forum)

BIOTERIOS.COM (Portal for Laboratory Animals, in Spanish)


Animal Databases, Consortia

Associations, Resources, Centres


Mouse Genome Informatics in JACKSON LAB

MGI Statistics (Strains, Genes, Alleles, Cells,...)

Mouse Nomenclature Home Page (MGI)

Nomenclature for Mouse Strains (JAX)

Mouse Strain 129 Substrain Nomenclature

Color genes

European Mutant Mouse Pathology Database

Mouse Phenome Database

Canadian Mouse Mutant Repository (CMMR)

Australian Phenomics Network (APN)


Asian Mouse Mutagenesis Resource Asociation (AMMRA)

Asian Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (AMPC)

Frozen Embryo and Sperm Archive, MRC-Harwell, UK

Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers (MMRRC)

Rat Resource & Research Center (RRRC)

Rat Genome Database (RGD)

The Jackson Laboratory (Jax)

Compartir (Spain)

International Gene Trap Consortium (IGTC)

CRE containing transgenes/knock-in alelles (MGI)

MouseCreERT2zoo (ICS-cre zoo website)



International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)

Mouse Resources Portal (WT Sanger Institute)

Rat Resources (RRRC)

INFRAFRONTIER / European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA)

European Mouse Mutant Cell Repository (EUMMCR)

UNC Systems Genetics Core Facility

KOMpute (Computational Predictions of Knock Out Mouse Phenotypes)

Cryopreservation Facility-EMMA node, CNB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain (in Spanish)

Mouse Clinical Institute (ICS), Illkirch, France

German Mouse Clinic (GMC), Munich, Germany

International Centre for Mouse Genetics (MRC, Harwell-UK)

Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics, Toronto, ON, Canada

Center for Mouse Physiology and Bioimaging, Univ. Gothenburg

Center for Animal Resources and Development, CARD, Kumamoto University, Japan



GV-SOLAS (in German)


International Embryo Technology Society (IETS)


NCBI all databases

Stem Cell Resources

Mouse Welfare Terms

RGB-Net: A Collaborative European Network on Rabbit Genome Biology

The ARRIVE guidelines at NC3Rs

CRISPR-Cas Resources at the ISTT web site

CRISPR web page at CNB


Meetings, Courses and Workshops



16th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2020)

26 - 29 October, 2020

from Rehovat, Israel

Organizer:  Rebecca Haffner-Krausz