Technical Expertise & Facilities

Procedural Expertise

Our team has years of swine-specific procedural experience and training, including: anesthesia, blood collection, IV infusions, and a variety of surgical procedures. We offer collaboration for future projects and service work on existing projects.

Researchers performing a surgical procedure

Veterinary Care

Animals are cared for under the highest standards of veterinary medicine, and with the oversight of UW-Madison's AAALAC accredited animal care program. Animal welfare is a top-priority during all projects.

Staff monitor a sedated pig following a surgical procedure.


UW-Madison has four facilities designed for swine research, with capabilities including:
- Specific pathogen-free (SPF) shower-in breeding facility
- Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) research
- Quarantine/Isolation space