TTUHSC Laboratory Animal Resources Center
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Welcome to the TTUHSC Laboratory Animal Resources Center!

Laboratory Animal Resources Center:  The Laboratory Animal Resources Center (LARC) operates and maintains the TTUHSC animal facilities in Lubbock, Amarillo, El Paso and Abilene under the direct supervision of the Institutional Veterinarian.  Through these operations the LARC provides for the procurement, housing, health, and welfare of research animals housed in TTUHSC facilities.  The LARC, in partnership with the IACUC and the Institutional Official (IO), monitors use of research animals to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and guidelines as well as Institutional Policy.  Finally, the LARC provides technical assistance, advice and education to faculty, research staff and students in order to facilitate research goals while maintaining regulatory compliance.


Contact Information

General Program Information:  (806) 743-2565 , Send mail to: LARC@ttuhsc.edu

Institutional Veterinarian (all campuses):  (806) 743-9189 office; (919) 418-4206  cell


- Lubbock and Abilene Campus -

Mailing Address:

   Laboratory Animal Resources Center-Lubbock
   Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
   3601 4th Street, STOP 9001
   Lubbock, Texas  79430-9001
   (806) 743-2565   Telephone
   (806) 743-1028   FAX number

Emergency Contact: 

    Primary Contact: Executive Director LARC (806) 743-9189 office; (919) 418-4206  cell


 

- Amarillo Campus -

Mailing Address:

   Laboratory Animal Resources Center-Amarillo
   Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
   Amarillo Research Building
   1406 South Coulter Str., Room B-100
   Amarillo, Texas  79106
   (806) 354-5444   Telephone
   (806) 356-4657   FAX number

Emergency Contact: 

    Primary Contact:  Director Amarillo LARC (806) 576-8303


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