Plateforme Transgénèse et modélisation animale

Manager

Jean-François Schmouth

Jean-Francois Schmouth

PhD

The generation and use of reliable and adequate animal models are essential tools in biomedical research.  

The CRCHUM's animal transgenesis and modelling core facility offers its academic and industrial partners several animal modelling services based in part on CRISPR-Cas9 technology, for which it received a user licence from the Broad Institute in 2017 and from ERS Genomics in 2023. 

Since the establishment of this service, we have developed a deep expertise acquired through 34 projects including classical KO models, specific point mutations and conditional KOs (insertion of loxP).  

The core facility’s team can also provide you with customized support and expertise tailored to the specific needs of your research projects.  

We are confident that we can assist and accelerate your new projects that require animal modelling. 

Our services are available to researchers from the academic, hospital and industrial sectors. 

User licences

Our team

Jean-François Schmouth

Jean-François Schmouth

PhD

Manager

Mariette Ouellet

Mariette Ouellet

BSc

Research Officer

Guillaume Bernas

Guillaume Bernas

MSc

Research Officer

Andréa Barrios

Andréa Barrios

AHT

Animal Health Technician

Karine Bélanger

Karine Bélanger

AHT

Animal Health Technician

MT

Mélodie Takla

Laboratory Technician

Éric SAMARUT

Éric Samarut

PhD, MBA

Scientific Advisor

In numbers

  • 34 CRISPR projects completed since 2017 (including 3 in cells)

    > 13,994 samples genotyped in 2022

    > 820 rodent lines cryopreserved and stored at the CRCHUM