RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

We have scheduled more RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of October. If you have not already attended, we invite you to register for a basic and/or advanced training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Basic training provides an introduction to RATS 2.0, covering navigation and terminology. Advanced training will provide tips for completing the protocol smartform; attendees will have … Read More

RATS Quick Tip

Below is a QUICK TIP regarding Crump Imaging Core standard procedures now available for use in RATS 2.0. The following Crump Imaging Core procedures are now available in the Standard Library: Name Species Procedure Type CRUMP IMAGING CORE: microPET Imaging Mouse Imaging CRUMP IMAGING CORE: microPET Imaging Rat Imaging CRUMP IMAGING CORE: microCT Imaging Rat Imaging CRUMP IMAGING CORE: microCT … Read More

Emergency Procedures for Animal Users

In partnership between the Animal Research Committee (ARC) and ARC administrative staff, Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM), and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S), we ask you to direct your attention to the attachment entitled “Animals Outside Vivaria” in regards to updated emergency procedures. Previously, the ARC asked you to maintain a copy of the UCLA Animal Emergency Plan in … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

This a reminder that we have scheduled more RATS 2.0 training sessions for the month of September. If you have not already attended, we invite you to register for a basic and/or advanced training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Basic training provides an introduction to RATS 2.0, covering navigation and terminology. Advanced training is limited to those who have already attended … Read More

AAALAC Site Visit: October 5-9, 2020

Mark your calendars! UCLA’s triennial accreditation site visit with AAALAC International will take place October 5-9, 2020. Though some may question why UCLA would proceed with a site visit during the COVID-19 pandemic, please know that we have already postponed the required triennial visit from the initial June dates and are obligated to proceed in order to maintain continuing accreditation. … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

We have scheduled more RATS 2.0 training sessions for the month of September. If you have not already attended, we invite you to register for a basic and/or advanced training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Basic training provides an introduction to RATS 2.0, covering navigation and terminology. Advanced training is limited to those who have already attended a basic session; attendees will receive tips … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

This a friendly reminder that we have RATS 2.0 training sessions available to assist you in making the transition to the new system. Basic training provides an introduction to RATS 2.0, covering navigation and terminology. Advanced training is limited to those who have already attended a basic session; attendees will receive tips for completing their protocol smartform. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu … Read More

Laboratory Animal Allergens – What are the Risks?

What are lab animal allergies and occupational asthma? Laboratory Animal Allergies (LAA) and Occupational Asthma (OA) develop from exposure to animal allergens, and are among the most common, serious occupational diseases of workers exposed to animals in laboratories. Please review the Lab Animal Allergies & Occupational Asthma fact sheet to learn how to prevent LAA and OA. The ARC encourages … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

We have scheduled more training sessions to assist you in making the transition to our new system, RATS 2.0. We strongly encourage you to attend a training if you haven’t already. Basic training provides an introduction to the new system, covering navigation and terminology. Advanced training is limited to those who have already attended a basic session; attendees will receive … Read More