Welcome to the University of Queensland's Biological Resources

UQBR is dedicated to servicing the needs of UQ researchers in maintaining and evaluating animal controls.


  1. Laboratory animal research and breeding facilities
  2. Large animal research facilities
  3. Aquatic research facilities
  4. Laboratory animal housing and care
  5. Provision of laboratory animals
  6. Animal import and export services
  7. Breeding colony management
  8. Training in animal care and handling
  9. Training and assistance in undertaking experimental procedures
  10. Advanced reproductive and husbandry techniques
  11. Tissue collection for genotyping
  12. Transgenic services
  13. Cryopreservation and rederivation services
  14. Strains list available
  15. Antibody production

General Information and Research Enquiries

For general information contact:

Rebecca Bruce - Administration Manager
Email: r.bruce1@uq.edu.au

To discuss research projects or new research models contact:

Kevin Wathen-dunn – UQ Biological Resources Director
Email: k.wathendunn@uq.edu.au



Orders and Enquiries

To place animal orders:
Login to the Secure Area and go to the Grants Info and Ordering page.

In the Ordering Animals section, click on the link for the Animal Order Request Form.

For animal order enquiries:
Email uqbr@uq.edu.au



Register of Declared Pest Permits

Name of the permit holder

University of Queensland Biological Resources

Term of the permit

Term 2 years

Expiry date


Type of permit

Prohibited Matter (Scientific Research)

Restricted Matter (Scientific Research)