BioScienceThe industry standard in preclinical services
BioScience ProgramsContract staffing for operations and research support
SoBran scientific and technical professionals become a seamless extension of the institutional research team, aiding the research and providing industry expertise. We work collaboratively with the research staff to ensure that all research is conducted in the most professional and effective manner, while maintaining the highest level of quality assurance and animal care.
Program and Specialized Research Support
- SOP development, review, and updates
- Regulatory compliance
- Post-Approval Monitoring (PAM)
- AAALAC preparation assistance
- ICACUC program coordination
- ACUC coordination and data management
Management and Staffing
Our experienced operations managers evaluate your program needs to provide suggestions on facility infrastructure, standard operating procedures and staffing.
Our facility and operations staff provide clients with regulatory, administrative and logistic support as well as other specializations.
- Animal procurement
- Inventory/database management
- Logistics and receiving support
- Technical training
- Animal transportation
- Cage wash and autoclave services
- Facility sanitation
- Waste management
- Administrative support
Clinical Research and Animal Care Expertise
Our skilled technical and husbandry staff can provide quality lab animal care, strict adherence to program standard operating procedures and comprehensive services for any research concentration.
- Research Support Specialists; cage-side to bench-side
- Lab animal husbandry
- Animal health surveillance
- Pathology support
- Quality assurance
- Environmental monitoring
- Environmental enrichment
- Breeding and colony management
- Quarantine management
- Clinical veterinarians
- Veterinary technical procedures
SoBran assisted us in the conduction of a very complex pharmacology study. The team produced very high-quality work, within budget, and completed it on time.
Onsite SupportWe manage and operate complex and demanding laboratory animal care programs for Federal agencies, academic institutions, and private companies in support of in vivo research studies. Our team is well versed in providing quality care to species large and small, in accordance with state and federal guidelines. Rigorous quality initiatives ensure that the programs we support meet the highest standards possible in the industry.
Quality Laboratory Animal Care
SoBran understands that in vivo research fundamentally depends on the quality of laboratory animal care. We manage and operate multiple laboratory animal facilities at diverse client sites for Federal government and private clients.
Program Management: Veterinary, Technical & Husbandry Services
For over 20 years we have supported some of the most complex and demanding laboratory animal care programs.
Certification and Regulatory Support
We proudly provide oversight for several Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALACi) certified sites nationwide and are authorities in Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) research compliance.
Biosafety and Quality Assurance Expertise
Our capabilities include Animal Biosafety Level (ABSL) 1-3, conventional, quarantine and barrier facilities.
It is with great pride that I sat at the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) exit briefing. SoBran did a terrific job… Having AAALAC recommending full accreditation for NIH is a great accomplishment.
Consulting ServicesExpertise in management and operations for biomedical research. We focus on driving programmatic improvement for our clients. Onsite and virtual consulting is available for a host of critical program components.
The Three C's
Complete : Cageside to benchtop Management, vet services, data analysis commercial, academic, and government
Care : Experts in animal welfare. We care about your research just as you do
Compliance : Regulatory expertise Ensuring business continuity and continuity of research
Animal Research Protocol Development
Recommendations for appropriate animal research protocol models and preparation for IACUC review.
Compliance and Regulatory Support
Help navigating Federal regulations to design and maintain programs that meet PHS Assurance and AAALAC International accreditation.
Standard Operating Procedures
Forms, checklists, index references and more to improve communication and keep your program on track.
Minimize risk of disease in your facility.
Meet requirements for ABSL environments, identify and train recruits, assess performance and provide guidance for quality assurance.
Programs for all levels of facility and program support and operations, including cage wash, animal husbandry, technical staffing and management.