In Vitro Fertilization

Responsibilities of the Investigator

  • Provide one male or 2 vials/straws of frozen sperm.
  • If providing a male for collection of fresh sperm, the male must be of proven fertility.
  • Submit a Request Form IVF to initiate your project.

Services Provided by the Facility

  • The facility will superovulate wildtype females of the requested strain.
  • Harvest oocytes and co-culture with sperm in vitro.
  • Transfer resulting two-cell embryos into pseudopregnant recipient females.
  • House recipient females and pups to weaning.

Fees for In Vitro Fertilization Service

  • $500 per each IVF effort if investigator provides donor females.
  • $750 for each effort if TGIF purchases outbred donor females.
  • $1000 for each effort if TGIF purchases inbred donor females.


Name of PI:
Name of Lab Contact:
Account Number:
Animal Room Bldg and #:
Name of Mouse Line:
Source of Sperm:
Source of Donor Females:
Strain of Donor Females:


Submit either one male or two vials/straws of frozen sperm.  Prior to submitting a male for IVF, please mate to determine fertility.


Last modified: Jan 11, 2012