Taconic Biosciences is a private biotechnology company founded in 1952 as Taconic Farms. The company is headquartered in Hudson, New York. Taconic Biosciences is a breeder and supplier of laboratory animals operating in over 50 companies. The current CEO is Dr. Robert Rosenthal. As of 2016, the company has over 800 employees and 1300 customers. They produce selectively bred and genetically engineered mice and rats for research use.