Drosophila melanogaster is a small invertebrate that over the past 100 years has established itself as a powerful model system to investigate most questions in Biology. The IGC Fly Facility hosts thousands of mutant lines that are available for research purposes.
Several Groups at the IGC use the Facility, working in cell cycle, early development, actin dynamics, evolution and neuroscience.
The Fly Facility is composed of several walk-in chambers, a preparation room and a procedure lab. In addition, a quarantine is set outside the Facility.