Contractor operates and maintains a chimpanzee facility called the Alamogordo Primate Facility (APF) located on the Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The chimpanzee facility has the capacity to house 288 animals, including animals that have been used in biomedical research. To address the national need for maintenance and preservation for a large proportion of chimpanzees nationwide, NCRR has assumed ownership of the approximately 257 chimpanzees at the APF. The contractor shall operate and maintain the associated long-term care facility, as well as provide overall facility operations and maintenance. All the animals have been exposed to microorganisms such as Hepatitis C virus and HIV, therefore, these animals have special needs for care and housing

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Resource and Support Contracts (N02)
Project #
N02RR12079-6-0-1
Application #
8027823
Study Section
Project Start
2001-05-15
Project End
2011-05-14
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$6,557,277
Indirect Cost
Name
Charles River Laboratories Intntl, Inc.
Department
Type
DUNS #
019716729
City
Wilmington
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
01887