Research laboratories

  • Blood and laboratory support services
    Offers a convenient, accessible supply of bovine blood, full chemistry and hematology analysis, contract research, and other services to support Minnesota's medical research and device industry
  • Canine Genetics Laboratory
    Works to understand the cellular, molecular, and genetic basis of inherited autoimmune, neuromuscular, neurological, and metabolic disorders of companion animal species
  • Clinical Pathology Laboratory
    Offers hematology, coagulation, and biochemical testing, urinalysis, and body fluid analysis for a variety of species, including dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs, poultry, camelids, rodents, non-human primates, reptiles, and fish
  • Equine Genetics and Genomics
    Uses advanced genetic and genomic technologies to improve out understanding of equine health and biology
  • Minnesota Center for Prion Research and Outreach (MNPRO)
    Focuses on the biology and epidemiology of human and animal prion diseases and related human protein-misfolding disorders (PMDs), such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ALS, and emerging PMDs, such as chronic wasting disease
  • Minnesota Urolith Center 
    Develops noninvasive methods that will consistently and safely cure and prevent diseases of the urinary system
  • Mycoplasma Research Laboratory 
    Promotes research on animal mycoplasmas, especially swine mycoplasmas
  • Surgical Research Laboratory 
    Serves as a resource for the conduct of basic and applied comparative orthopedic research
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
    Serves veterinarians, scientists, educators, companion animal owners, and the livestock and poultry industry by identifying and monitoring emerging diseases and developing new diagnostic methods