General Links


Mouse Anatomy, Physiology, Embriology ...


Mouse Virtual Necropsy (UC Davis)

Review of Rat anatomy

The Visible Mouse Project (UC Davis)

Mouse brain library and atlas

Allen Institute for Brain Science (Developing Mouse Brain Atlas)

Mouse Histology Atlas of the Mammary Gland (NIH)

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

The virtual embryo

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

Generation of Transgenic Mice. A laboratory manual (Lluís Montoliu, 1997)

Manual de Genética de Roedores de Laboratorio: Principios Básicos y Aplicaciones (Fernando J. Benavides and Jean-Louis Guénet, 2003)


Email LIST, forums and other community services


CompMed (laboratory animals)

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 ES cell lines (name and mouse strain of origin, MGI)

Mouse R1, G4, C2 ES cells (A. Nagy's lab)

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 Transgenic Lines (CRE-X-Mice, MSHRI)

CRE containing transgenes/knock-in aleles (MGI)

MouseCreERT2zoo (ICS-cre zoo website)

crezoo (Fleming Institute, Greece)

CREATE consortium




International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)

Mouse Resources Portal (WT Sanger Institute)

INFRAFRONTIER / European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA)

European Mouse Mutant Cell Repository (EUMMCR)

Diversity Outbred Mice (DO)

Collaborative Cross Mice (CC)

UNC Systems Genetics Core Facility

Australian Phenomics 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

The European Mouse Disease Clinic (EUMODIC)



GV-SOLAS (in German)


International Embryo Technology Society (IETS) [formerly the International Embryo Transfer Society]


NCBI all databases

Stem Cell Resources

Mouse Welfare Terms

COST B24 Action on "Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare"

Knock Out Rat Consortium (KORC)

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

SALAAM: Sharing Advances on Large Animal Models (EU-COST action)

The ARRIVE guidelines at NC3Rs

CRISPR-Cas Resources at the ISTT web site

CRISPR web page at CNB


Meetings, Courses and Workshops



15th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2019)

7 - 10 April, 2019

Kobe Japan

Organizer:  Yas Furuta






Meetings, Courses and Workshops

16th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2020)
Rehovot, Israel
Organizer:  Rebecca Haffner-Krausz
(Details forthcoming)


10th Workshop in Innovative Mouse Models (IMM2019)
Leiden, The Netherlands
19-21 June, 2019