PHENOMIN-ICS Institut Clinique de la Souris


  • French EMMA node
  • Mouse and rat model generation
  • Mouse and rat models broad and specialised phenotyping
  • Preclinical evaluation
  • Unique French resource in functional genomics
  • French governance of the INFRAFRONTIER GmbH

1 rue Laurent Fries
67404 Illkirch (Strasbourg)


Contact person:
Dr Yann Herault
DR-CNRS, Director of ICS Coordinator of PHENOMIN


The Mouse Clinic Institute (PHENOMIN-ICS) is a French research infrastructure of excellence for translational research and functional genomics operated by INSERM (National Institute for Biomedical Research), CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) and the University of Strasbourg. It is part of the IGBMC platforms (Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology), and this close interaction fuels its strong research and development programme.

PHENOMIN-ICS provides state-of-the-art specialised services and consultancy to academic and industrial users generating approximately 70 genetically modified mice or rats per year and perform about 350 phenotyping projects each year.

As part of the national research infrastructure CELPHEDIA (www., which focuses on all model animals used in scientific and biomedical research, PHENOMIN-ICS supports the French scientific community in the creation, care, phenotyping, distribution and archiving of animal models.

INFRAFRONTIER® and European Mouse Mutant Archive - EMMA® are registered trademarks at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).