Taconic Biosciences is a fully-licensed, global leader in genetically engineered rodent models and services. Founded in 1952, Taconic helps biotechnology companies and institutions acquire, custom generate, breed, precondition, test, and distribute valuable research models worldwide. Specialists in genetically engineered mouse and rat models, precision research mouse models, and integrated model design and breeding services, Taconic operates three service laboratories and six breeding facilities in the U.S. and Europe, maintains distributor relationships in Asia and has global shipping capabilities to provide animal models almost anywhere in the world.
Taconic’s main goal is always to provide our customers with the best solution and this begins with superior products. From high-performance standard strains, to exclusive best in class models, to the most comprehensive genetic and health quality program, Taconic sets customers up for success. In addition to offering superior products, Taconic also has the most comprehensive gene modification toolkit in the industry. Offering CRISPR gene editing, homologous recombination gene targeting, shRNAi silence targeted gene expression, pronuclear injection, and targeted transgenesis, Taconic’s model generation team is able to help customers find the right solution by being able to leverage all relevant technologies, in combination of 20 years of experience. Finally, Taconic is the only comprehensive and integrated model design and breeding services provider, allowing seamless planning and integration of model generation and breeding projects. With PhD scientists managing and dedicated to each project from start to finish, Taconic starts each breeding discussion with a clear understanding of the customer’s goal and then creates a custom breeding plan with defined milestones. From the routine to the highly customized, Taconic’s quality and dedication to help customer’s succeed is what has made us an industry leader for over 60 years.