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Reminder: Updated Supplemental Heat Guidelines

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Reminder Supplemental Heat in Anesthetized Animals In December 2023, the IACUC announced changes to supplementary heating device guidelines. The announced deadline for adopting currently approved supplementary heat devices was February 15, 2024. If you have not yet acquired and installed approved devices, please proceed to do so without further […]

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IACUC Service Impact Announcement

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)   IACUC Service Impact Dear Researchers,   UCI’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) services is experiencing unforeseen and unavoidable staff resource constraints, as well as heightened resource demands associated with an upcoming AAALAC site visit.  As a result, you may experience delays in the usual timelines

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Changes in IACUC Training Requirements

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)   Changes in IACUC Training Requirements Laboratory Procedure Personnel Training Records& ULAR Researcher Training Class As part of quality assurance for the animal research program, the following changes have been made regarding personnel training requirements when working with live animals in research, teaching, and training: Researchers are required

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Reminder: Feb 15 Deadline to Comply with Updated Supplemental Heat Guidelines

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Reminder Supplemental Heat in Anesthetized Animals Recently, the guidelines for providing supplemental heat in anesthetized animals to prevent hypothermia were updated: Human/home-use electric heating pads MUST NOT be used for any species, as these are not designed for use during animal anesthesia.  These heating pads have uneven gradients

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Updated Supplemental Heat Guidelines

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Updated Guidelines Supplemental Heat in Anesthetized Animals Guidelines for providing supplemental heat in anesthetized animals to prevent hypothermia have been updated: Human/home-use electric heating pads MUST NOT be used for any species, as these are not designed for use during animal anesthesia.  These heating pads have uneven

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A Message to All Lead Researchers – Winter Recess Reminder

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Winter Break Reminder Even during the holidays, your research animals remain in your care! During Winter Recess, it is crucial for laboratory staff to prioritize the well-being of their animals by adhering to all necessary monitoring and care procedures according to the approved IACUC protocols. It is the

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Change in IACUC Protocol Submission Process – LR Signature Requirement

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Change in IACUC Protocol Submission Process LR Signature Requirement To ensure proper oversight, responsible management of animal use protocols (AUP), and adherence to institutional policies on animal research, the Lead Researcher of an AUP will be required to submit an electronic signature for IACUC protocol submissions, effective

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Updated Policies and Guidance

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Updated Policies and Guidance The UCI Privacy Office has published guidance and best practices to advise people at UCI who wish to install cameras on campus – Please see Cameras on Campus Guidance. Specific policies and guidelines regarding research animals are also available: IACUC Guidance on Videorecording

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June 4, National Animal Rights Day – PLEASE SHARE WITH ALL LABORATORY STAFF

  Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) June 4, National Animal Rights Day This coming Sunday, June 4, 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

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