Enabling Platforms

Vivarium

The Vivarium is being established under the guidance of QF. Excavation has started at the Vivarium site (Phase 1B) of the QF R&D research complex. The total net area for the vivarium is 8,648 sqm. This facility is being built jointly with Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar (WCMC-Q). The infrastructure is designed to be Animal Biosafety Level (ABSL) ABSL-1 & ABSL-2. Investigators will be able to perform magnetic resonance imaging on small animals. The vivarium will have the capability to offer Zebrafish and Xenopus as model organisms to researchers.

Vivarium Facts

  • Total Net Area
    • WCMC
    • QBRI
    • Common
  • QBRI
    • Level 1
    • Level 2
  • Total Aquatic Tanks
    • Zebrafish
    • Xenopus
8,648 sqm
1,408
6,294
946
18,690 small animal cages
8960
9730
5,130
5,040
90

Vivarium

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