TAZD in vivo research laboratory

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Scope of services/conducted studies:
- toxicity, metabolism, effectiveness of new drugs,
- immunological tests,
- study of potential vaccines,
- evaluation of the effectiveness of materials and implants used in surgery,
- nutritional research.
The laboratory offers comprehensive and professional assistance in the implementation of in vivo tests, i.e.
- planning and design of biomedical experiments
- advice on the selection of animal experimental models,
- consultations in the preparation of applications to the Local Ethics Committee for Animal Experiments,
- bringing animals from reputable internal centers,
- hotel accommodation of animals in standard cages and individually ventilated cages (IVC system).
- performing experimental procedures, including:
· Administration of preparations by the oral, subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, intravenous and intranasal route
· Performing surgical procedures under infusion or inhalation anesthesia
Marking of animals (piercing)
· Implantation of tumors and neoplastic cells, including xenografts
· Collection of blood, tissues and organs for further ex vivo testing.
· Performing autopsy and anatomopathological assessment
The in vivo research laboratory T AZO sells animals with a very high microbiological standard SPF (Specified Pathogen. Free), free from zoonoses, i.e .:
• Mice (inbreed) strains:
- BALB / c
- C57BL / 6
- DBA / 2
• Rats (outbred) herd: - Wistar Han

Examples of research articles:

1.Epigenetic inhibitor zebularine activates ear pinna wound closure in the mouse.Sass P, Sosnowski P, Podolak-Popinigis J, Górnikiewicz B, Kamińska J, Deptuła M, Nowicka E, Wardowska A, Ruczyński J, Rekowski P, Rogujski P, Filipowicz N, Mieczkowska A, Peszyńska¬Sularz G, Janus Ł, Skowron P, Czupryn A, Mucha P, Piotrowski A, Rodziewicz-Motowidło S, Pikuła M, Sachadyn P. EBioMedicine. 2019 Aug;46:317-329. doi:
10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.07.01 O. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

2. IL-1 Fragment Modulates lmmune Response Elicited by Recombinant Bacillus subtilis Spores Presenting an Antigen/ Adjuvant Chimeric Protein.Potocki W, Negri A Peszyńska-, Sularz G, Hinc K, Obuchowski M, Iwanicki A. Mol Biotechnol. 2018 Nov;60(11):810-819. doi: 10.1007 /sł 2033-018-0117-0.

3.RSKl promotes murine breast cancer growth and metastasis.Czaplinska D, Garska M, Mieczkowski K, Peszynska-Sularz G, Zaczek AJ, Romanska HM, Sadej R. Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2018;56(1 ):11-20. doi: 10.5603/FHC.a2018.0001. Epub 2018 Mar 2.


Type of infrastructure:
'Core Lab' laboratory
Strategic infrastructure:
commercial activities
scientific research

Manager / operator


Manager's name
Grazyna Peszynska-Sularz
Manager's e-mail
Manager's phone
58 349 16 61


Operator's name
Grazyna Peszynska-Sularz
Operator's e-mail
Operator's phone
58 349 16 61

Laboratory where the equipment is located

Name of the laboratory
TAZD in vivo research laboratory


Medical University of Gdańsk
Organisational Unit
TAZD in vivo research laboratory
Dębinki 1
Postal Code

Access rules

Access rules

Both scientific cooperation and commercial use is possible, in accordance with Rules of CORE FACILITY labs and access is determined separately for each project in accordance with its specificity.