Monash Animal Research Platform

Overview of Services

The Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP) provides laboratory animal services from several facilities across the Clayton and Parkville campuses and at the Gippsland Field Station. MARP supports approved research projects through high quality supply and care of laboratory animals. We are specialised in rodent supply and reproduction, customised breeding programs and management of the non-human primate facility.

Mission statement: To achieve excellence in the support of biomedical research by the provision of world standard laboratory animal services, following best practice in animal care'.


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John Phelps



Tanya Templeton

Operations Manager - APN, Rodent Experimental & Production


Carolyn Hornstra

Finance Manager


Anne Gibbon

Laboratory Animal Veterinarian



Rodent Facilities

Animal Research Laboratory | 77-ARL (Facility Managers: Liliana Jackanic & Emma Morgna)

Experimental Animal Facility | 41D-EAF (Facility Manager: Cherelle Baldock)

Rodent Breeding Facility | 41E-RBF (Facility Manager: Nicole Yates)

Large Animal Facility | 13F-LAF (Facility Manager: Cherelle Baldock)

Monash Medical Centre | MMCAF (Facility Managers: Monika Generowicz & Jo Howden)

Pharmacy Pharmaceuticals Sciences | PPS (Facility Manager: Steve Comber)


Large Animal Facilities

Large Animal Facility | 41D-LAF (Facility Manager: Steve Comber)

Gippsland Field Station | GFS (Facility Manager: Graham Shillito)

Location and hours of operation 

Hours Location



The facility is staffed all week, including weekends 

MARP Head Office

13 Scenic Blvd, Building 41, Clayton



Name Role Phone Email Location
MARP Client Services Unit

+61 3 990 20220
Head Office | 13 Scenic Blvd, Building 41 Clayton Campus