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The Zebrafish Aquaculture Core is one of many core facilities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We provide state-of-the-art zebrafish husbandry and training services to UNC researchers.

This facility operates within and has veterinary care provided by the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM).  The Director of the facility is .


Team Members Needed!

The Zebrafish Aquaculture Core at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has two openings.

Aquatics Research Support Technician
Open through 7/26/22

Aquatics Laboratory Animal Technician
Open through 7/25/2022

The zebrafish are expanding!

The zebrafish are taking over Taylor Hall! A new Tecniplast RAS that is twice the size of the 2015 system will be installed later this year. Phase I of the expansion also includes 23 racks. Stay tuned for updates!

Weiss lab publishes in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

The Weiss Lab published their zebrafish research in IOVS!

Chrispell JD, Dong E, Osawa S, Liu J, Cameron DJ, Weiss ER. Grk1b and Grk7a Both Contribute to the Recovery of the Isolated Cone Photoresponse in Larval Zebrafish [published correction appears in Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Nov 1;59(13):5670]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018;59(12):5116–5124. doi:10.1167/iovs.18-24455