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Controlled Environmental Facilities for Living Organisms
For research with microbes and algae to plants and animals we have a range of facilities for experimental research where controlling the enironmental conditions is key.
- Aquarium Room
- for fish and shellfish
- includes a 4,800 liter Fresh and Saltwater tank system for sea creatures
- for bateria, fungi, and flies
- EGC Growth Chambers
- for algae and plants
- ISU maintains a staffed, centralized vivarium for housing many vertebrate species used in research and teaching.