Zebrafish Core Facility

The zebrafish core facility

The zebrafish core facility at Karolinska Institutet is the largest zebrafish core facility in the Nordic countries. The animals are housed in a state-of-the-art facility build in 2020.  Advanced husbandry standards and stringent health management routines ensure high quality of our animals and services. 

Six full-time staff provide specialized equipment and customized services for research involving the zebrafish model. Our services are available to both internal and external customers. 

Besides basic services including delivery of embryos and adults, we provide an in-house BSL-2 unit, an in-house high-throughput screening platform, a cryopreservation / IVF service and training in advanced zebrafish techniques. 

Opening hours of the core facility

Injection lab: 24/7

Open access unit: 24/7 (contact us for current lightning scheme)

Opening hours with staff on site: 

Mon-Thu: 6:00 - ca 15:00

Fri: 6:00 - 13:30


Name Role Phone Email Location
Office zebrafish core facility
Nobels väg 16, 17177 Stockholm
Lars Bräutigam
08 524 87316
Nobels väg 16, 17177 Stockholm