Policy

The use of genetically modified animals in research

BBSRC’s position on using genetically modified animals in research.

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19 July 2021

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BBSRC’s position on research using genetically modified animals (PDF)

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The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) July 2011 position statement includes:

  • the use of genetically modified (GM) animals as a laboratory tool
  • how BBSRC supports research that tests the feasibility of producing GM
    livestock and other animals with specific beneficial traits.

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