Videos


Class Biologically Clean.

Videos (Gnotobiotic/Microbiome)

Educational videos on gnotobiotic and microbiome research.

2016 ILAR Roundtable

Betty Theriault, University of Chicago.

Veterinary management challenges and future directions - including technical considerations for imaging and surgery in gnotobiotic animals. - Betty Theriault, University of Chicago
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

R. Balfour Sartor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Evolving an established gnotobiotic facility - R. Balfour Sartor presents on evolving an established gnotobiotic facility. - R. Balfour Sartor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Timothy Hand, University of Pittsburgh.

Establishing a new gnotobiotic facility - Education, missions, and accommodating success - Timothy Hand, University of Pittsburgh
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Chriss Vowles, University of Michigan.

Unique challenges and future directions - related to managing mouse gnotobiotic husbandry facilities. - Chriss Vowles, University of Michigan
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Betty Theriault, University of Chicago.

Gnotobiotic Facilities and Their Technologies Q&A - Timothy Hand, R. Balfour Sartor, Craig Franklin, Stephen Jameson, Betty Theriault and Chriss Vowles answer questions from the audience regarding their presentations.
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Vincent Young, University of Michigan.

Overview of Workshop - Joseph Newsome, University of Pittsburgh and Vincent Young, University of Michigan
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Andrew Macpherson, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

Creating stabilized microbiomes in lab animals - Andrew Macpherson presents on creating stabilizing and defined microbiomes in laboratory animals. - Andrew Macpherson, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Federico Rey, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Metabolites produced by the gut microbiota - Federico Rey presents on biologically significant metabolites produced by the gut microbiota, including their origins and functions. - Federico Rey, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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2016 ILAR Roundtable

Jeremiah Faith,  Icahn School of Medicine.

The role of immunologic variation - Jeremiah Faith presents on reproducibility within and across experiments, focusing on the role of immunologic variation. - Jeremiah Faith, Icahn School of Medicine
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2015 ILAR Roundtable

Angelika Schnieke, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany.

Species-Specific Use of Gene Editing Technologies: Swine - Angelika Schnieke presents on the use of gene editing technologies in swine. - Angelika Schnieke, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
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CBC in the News

University of Chicago.

WTTW 11 Chicago Tonight (Scientific Chicago) - Groundbreaking Research on Importance of Bacteria (CBC flexible film isolators shown starting at 4:48 into video). Newscast on gastrointestinal/micobiota research used to help a child with a potentially life-threatening infection: Clostridium Difficile or C. Diff. - University of Chicago
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The Microbiome Center (May 13, 2016)

The Microbiome Center.

The Microbiome Center - The University of Chicago, the Marine Biological Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory announced on May 13, 2016 a new partnership called The Microbiome Center, which will combine the three institutions' efforts to understand the identity and function of microbes across environments.
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Lap Seam Sealing Process

Class Biologically Clean seam test video.

The CBC Lap Seam Sealing Process is More Durable than Single Seam Seals - CBC's lap seam sealing process is more durable than single seam seals used by competitors, and helps protect both personnel and product from accidental contamination.
Because your reputation, research or production should not risk being compromised!
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Polyurethane Material is Strong

Class Biologically Clean puncture test video.

Polyurethane Material - CBC's 20 mil. polyurethane material is almost indestructible and helps ensure against contamination due to accidental puncture or tear.
Because your reputation, research or production should not risk being compromised!
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Lap Seam Sealing Process

Class Biologically Clean seam test video.

The CBC Lap Seam Sealing Process is More Durable than Single Seam Seals - CBC's lap seam sealing process is more durable than single seam seals used by competitors, and helps protect both personnel and product from accidental contamination.
Because your reputation, research or production should not risk being compromised!
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Polyurethane Material is Strong

Polyurethane Material - CBC's 20 mil. polyurethane material is almost indestructible and helps ensure against contamination due to accidental puncture or tear.
Because your reputation, research or production should not risk being compromised!
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CBC Products
CBC positive pressure isolator system.

Flexible Film Isolator Systems

CBC's durable, flexible film (softwall), germ-free, gnotobiotic isolator systems are designed to offer researchers complete environmental control. Positive or negative pressure isolator units available. Stock and custom sizes. Durable lap seam seal construction.

CBC Containment Unit.

Cleanrooms & Containment Units

Totally contained, flexible-film cleanrooms & containment units (chambers are completely enclosed). Positive pressure cleanrooms are steps beyond Class 100. Negative pressure containment units for containing highly pathogenic organisms or potent compounds. Lap seam seal construction.

CBC Sterlizing Cylinders for autoclaving supplies.

Accessories & Components

CBC has designed and developed a variety of accessories and components to help maintain your isolator and maintain a uniform, controlled environment, including: autoclave sterilizing cylinders, filters, internal cage racks, port caps, port clamp, transfer port bands and more.