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CERFE : Experimental Functional Research Exploration Center

Genopole Campus 1 Building 8 5, Rue Henri Desbruères
91030 EVRY – FRance
Phone : 01 60 87 35 14
Email :

CERFE operations Manager : DELIS Philippe
CERFE - Genopole's Platform CERFE - Genopole's Platform



#Functional exploration #Cell Biology – Microscopy

  • Rearing
  • Functional exploration
  • Ethics committee

ISO 9001

Field of Activity

– Small animal functional exploration and breeding (rodents): production and conservation of mouse genetic models, functional exploration and phenotyping.
– Provision of equipped laboratories.
– Creation of experimental models.

Facilities available on the platform:

  • Housing units:
    • ventilated racks, isolators, flow hoods.
  • Automated washing and sterilization equipment.
  • Shared laboratory equipment:
  • Active mutualized equipment at the platform:
    • two luminescence / fluorescence imaging stations,
    • hematology analyzer,
    • confocal laser endomicroscopy system,
    • ultrasound system,
    • x-ray irradiator.


The Cerfe is accessible after authorization from MENESR upon a favorable opinion from the Cerfe ethics committee (n ° 51). For any request for use of facilities, access to services, establishment of quotes or contracting.


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