UCSD ACL-2 Mosquito Insectary

La Jolla, CA


The Lab is a self-contained, secure insectary with working space for laboratory personnel and units for rearing insects. The Insectary includes three pre-fabricated Insect-Rearing Rooms, a Larval Rearing Room, an access controlled (card-key) Airlock, and a standard Lab Work Room. The lab provides a safe and secure working environment for mosquito research.

Delawie converted three existing rooms into insectary labs including two rearing rooms; one larval rearing room; one gas tank storage room; one access controlled air-lock entry/vestibule; one standard microscope lab workroom. The spaces include controlled humidity, temperature and day/night light cycles.