View this email in your browser Join Vice Chancellor for Research Pramod Khargonekar, guest speakers and colleagues from the UCI Office of Research for this virtual celebration of surpassing the $500M research funding milestone! TOMORROW – AUGUST 13, 2020 3:00PM – 5:00PM ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 957 7898 1022   Passcode: 529mil         ⚠ STILL ACCEPTING PHOTOS!(optional…

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View this email in your browser Celebration of UCI’s $529M Research Funding Milestone! Join Vice Chancellor for Research Pramod Khargonekar, guest speakers and colleagues from the UCI Office of Research for this virtual celebration of surpassing the $500M research funding milestone! AUGUST 13, 2020 — 3:00PM – 5:00PM ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 957 7898 1022   Passcode: 529mil    …

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Correction:  **Transactions in RMS-Test/beta test will not be processed. For formal submissions to the IACUC office, please submit through “regular” RMS:  https://rms-vpn.research.uci.edu/ Dear Researchers, The new user interface RMS 3.0 is being prepared for release – and we need beta testers! Any users with RMS access can be beta testers (no need to enroll or…

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Dear Researchers, The new user interface RMS 3.0 is being prepared for release – and we need beta testers! Any users with RMS access can be beta testers (no need to enroll or signup for beta), feel free to just jump in 😊 If you have time to spare, your beta testing feedback and suggestions…

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Dear Researchers, With Governor Newsom’s Executive Order, the VCR announced today for UCI researchers to shutdown non-critical research activities. See Defining Critical Research for guidance for determining critical vs. non-critical research. Updated and additional guidance is provided below: Social Distancing While Conducting Critical Research with Animals Critical research activities must be conducted in a manner to ensure…

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Dear Researchers, IACUC Administration is fully operational; however, we are practicing social distancing by working remotely and our offices are closed to visitors. In light of this, there may be delays in response and turnaround times as we dedicate efforts to addressing animal research issues related to the COVID-19 response – your patience during this…

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The IACUC will be conducting its federally mandated semi-annual facility inspections during the next several weeks – the schedule is posted on our website. During the inspections, IACUC members may request information and records related to your IACUC approved protocol and use of animals. In preparation, please: ·Ensure that your laboratory and vivarium housing areas…

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Dear Colleagues, TechnoExpo, the campus wide technology event for faculty and staff on October 9, will highlight the many products and services available at UCI that can help enhance your work and address your unique needs and interests in technology. We wanted to highlight a few of the demonstration booths that may be most relevant…

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Irvine, Calif., July 24, 2019 — As Lyme disease increases, researchers have taken a significant step toward finding new ways to prevent its transmission. The experts, who include a pioneer in Lyme disease discovery, have sequenced the genome of the animal carrying the bacteria that causes the illness. The advance by researchers at the University…

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