Technical Capabilities

The TriMetis Specialized Laboratory is a 26,000-square foot state-of-the-art Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) facility. The lab is located on the UT-Baptist Research Park in the heart of the Memphis Medical Center and is the only lab of its kind in the state of Tennessee.

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

Our GLP Facility and experienced staff provides investigative preclinical, technical, and surgical services for a diverse range of testing. We specialize in small and large animals and have performed numerous studies with pigs, dogs, mice, and non-human primates.


Our design allows for ideal conduct of contract and industry sponsored research studies. Our team is able to scale projects to meet the needs of the project and tailor the experience to our clients’ needs and abilities.

The Facilities

The state-of-the-art facility has 26,000-square-feet of space and was designed with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) workflow in mind to include;

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  • Full Surgical Capabilities

  • Private Holding Suites

  • In-Vivo and In-Vitro models

  • Small and Large Animal Capabilities

  • Regulatory Review Committees – IACUC and IBC

  • Quality Assurance Unit

  • Necropsy and Pathology Capabilities

  • Secure video streaming and recording for research to be monitored remotely as well as to record experiments for reviews. This allows clients to be involved 24/7, whether they are local or far away.

  • Confidential Studies, with security at all lab entrances and private suites with their own security systems

  • Private research suites available for lease

  • Dedicated space for contract work

Sustainability Practices

Environmental sustainability is important to TriMetis and the facility was built to LEED specifications and features a grass-covered, park-like roof adding green space to the campus.


  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)

  • Animal Biosafety Levels (ABSL) I and II

  • Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) - Pending

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Silver (LEED) - Pending

Additional Facility Amenities

In addition to the research space, our clients have access to a full conference center including conference meeting rooms and a 250-seat auditorium. Wet lab research laboratory space is also easily accessible. Both features are located just across the street, through our partner Memphis Bioworks Foundation.

Our Team

TriMetis has an experienced team that will help guide your products from discover and invention through commercialization. Our laboratory staff is composed of accredited, published, and veteran veterinarians, scientists, clinicians, and technical personal. We provide the resources needed to produce a successful product. To learn more about each team member, click here.