Campus Attending Veterinarian/LARC Director

Helen Diggs, MEd, DVM, DACLAM
Phone: 541-737-6213

Campus Clinical Veterinarian

Jennifer Sargent, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Phone: 541-737-2263 or 541-737-1283

3rd-Year Laboratory Animal Medicine Resident

Johnathan DenHerder, DVM
Phone: 541-737-5665 or 541-737-2263

Animal Technicians

Kristin Clausing, RLATG, Supervisor

Mae Araki, BS, RLATG

Sheila Cleveland

Jane Menino

Molly Basney, BA, ALAT

Katherine Norris, Temp

Amy Glenn, Temp

Rachel Kataria, Temp

James Neeley, Student

Business Office

Bonnie Taylor, Executive Support Specialist
Phone: 541-737-2263
Fax: 541-737-5637

LARC-managed Facilities

Agricultural & Life Sciences
Linus Pauling Science Center
Laboratory Animal Resources Center
Research Animal Isolation Laboratory (RAIL)

Our Pledge:

The employees of the Laboratory Animal Resources Center are committed to working together in a positive, supportive manner to achieve and maintain an exemplary campus-wide animal care and use program.  This includes:

  • Assuring humane care and use of animals through outstanding husbandry, superb veterinary oversight and enriched and/or social housing environments;
  • Making human and animal safety a priority;
  • Facilitating research and instructional programs through collaboration, consultation, training and provision of professional technical and clinical services;
  • Maintaining compliance with accreditation standards and applicable federal and state regulation;
  • Upholding Oregon State University’s academic mission, the research agenda and commitment to public health and community service.  


“The best animal welfare results in the best science.”
Russell and Burch -1959