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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PLEASE NOTE: The Office of Research will be closed on Thursday, December 6 from 11:30 – 1:30 PM for a staff appreciation event. If you have a proposal or other matter that may be impacted by this closure, please contact the relevant Office of Research staff member. The Office of Research will be closed during…

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The IACUC will be conducting its federally mandated semi-annual facility inspections during the next several weeks – a copy of the schedule is posted on our website at https://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/animalcare-use/attachments/Fac-Inspection-Schedule.php . 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…

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Research Administrator Day marks a single day that we take out of our busy schedules and lives to recognize the individuals who make the conduct of research possible.  Without the administrative staff who support our PIs and our research enterprise, UCI would not have achieved its current status as a preeminent research university.  I am…

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