A Message to All Principal Investigators – Winter Recess Reminder

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Winter Break Reminder It may be the holidays, but your research animals are still here! During Winter Recess, it is vitally important that laboratory staff remember their animals and maintain all required monitoring and care as described in their approved IACUC protocols.  A limited number of ULAR staff…

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A Message to All Principal Investigators – Thanksgiving Holiday Reminder

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Thanksgiving Holiday Reminder It may be the holidays, but your research animals are still here! During the Thanksgiving holiday break, it is vitally important that laboratory staff remember their animals and maintain all required monitoring and care as described in their approved IACUC protocols.  A limited number of…

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June 5, National Animal Rights Day – PLEASE SHARE WITH ALL LABORATORY STAFF

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) June 5, National Animal Rights Day This coming Sunday, June 5, is National Animal Rights Day. – currently there is no information about any planned animal rights activities targeting UCI, however the IACUC office is sending this notice as a reminder. All members of UCI’s research community are…

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IACUC Facility Inspections

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) IACUC Facility Inspections Spring 2022 The IACUC will be conducting its federally mandated semi-annual facility inspections during the next several weeks – The schedule is posted on our website (secure login required). Spring 2022 facility inspections will be in-person. During inspections, the IACUC site visit team may…

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AAALAC Full Accreditation

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) AAALAC Full Accreditation The Office of Research is pleased to announce that AAALAC has continued its accreditation of UCI’s laboratory animal care and use program.  When AAALAC conducted its triennial site visit in July 2021, it noted the exemplary commitment of the UCI research community to the highest…

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AAALAC Accreditation Site Visit July 27-29, 2021

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) 2021 AAALAC Accreditation Site Visit July 27-29 Representatives from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) will be visiting our campus on July 27 through July 29, 2021 to perform the triennial site visit required to maintain our accreditation.    For more information about…

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Streamlining Measures: No Signature Requirements for IACUC Protocols

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Streamlining Measures: No Signature Requirements for IACUC Protocols To continue its streamlining efforts and minimize PI/LR administrative burden, the IACUC has eliminated PI/LR signatures for IACUC protocol submissions.  Instead, PIs/LRs will receive, as part of their IACUC Approval Letter, the IACUC Terms & Conditions of Approval(which are also…

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In-Person IACUC Facility Inspections

The IACUC will be conducting its federally mandated semi-annual facility inspections during the next several weeks – The schedule is posted on our website (secure login required). For Spring 2021, we are returning to in-person facility inspections. – Face coverings are required and physical distancing (6-feet minimum) will be maintained when conducting the inspections. See…

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Office of Research: New Address

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)   Office of Research Address Change IACUC administrative staff have been working 100% remotely since mid-March 2020. The IACUC office will continue to work remotely on a more permanent basis, and have moved out of 141 Innovation, Suite 250. Please refer to the following institutional address for any…

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February 17 QRAM Agenda and Zoom Info

Dear Colleagues: We look forward to seeing you (virtually) at next week’s QRAM! The meeting is scheduled Wednesday, February 17 from 10:00-11:30AM. Below is the agenda and Zoom info: Welcome, housekeeping and general Updates Cannabis Research with guest speaker Dr. Piomelli Cannabis Research Committee and Role NIH Loan Repayment Program Federal Updates C&G Accounting Topics…

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