Animal Work in BSL3 Facility

The UCLA High Containment Use Committee (HCUC) acknowledges that the lack of Animal Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) facilities on campus has hampered research efforts related to COVID-19 and has therefore determined that it will consider BSL3 use proposals for projects that include short duration mouse experiments with a very limited number of animals. The HCUC cannot guarantee that ABSL3 proposals … Read More

Animal Work in BSL3 Facility

The UCLA High Containment Use Committee (HCUC) acknowledges that the lack of Animal Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) facilities on campus has hampered research efforts related to COVID-19 and has therefore determined that it will consider BSL3 use proposals for projects that include short duration mouse experiments with a very limited number of animals. The HCUC cannot guarantee that ABSL3 proposals … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training Dates

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of February. As more of you start working in the system, we highly encourage you to attend a 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 … Read More

Updated MHQ Web Application

After many months of collaboration among representatives of the ARC, DLAM, Occupational Health, Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center (The Ashe Center), and DGSOM Digital Technology, we are pleased to announce changes we believe will enhance the Medical History Questionnaire (MHQ) program for individuals working with animals, animal tissues, and/or accessing the vivarium. Effective January 28, 2021, an updated … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of January. As more of you start working in the system, we highly encourage you to attend a 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 … Read More

New Worksafe Training: Waste Anesthetic Gas (WAG) Online Training

Please see the below message from UCLA Environment, Health & Safety. The UC Center for Laboratory Safety, Safety Training Consortium (STC) has released a new waste anesthetic gas training for researchers that use gas anesthetics in their animal research activities. We ask that you visit Worksafe and direct your attention to the newly published training entitled “Waste Anesthetic Gas (WAG) … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Resources

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of December. If you haven’t already, we highly encourage you to attend a 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 the … Read More

Office of Research Administration (ORA) 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) will observe UCLA’s 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure. ORA will be closed beginning Saturday, December 19, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. Please be advised that the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Academic Radiation Safety Committee (ARSC) and Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) / Radioactive Drug Research … Read More

Office of Research Administration (ORA) 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) will observe UCLA’s 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure. ORA will be closed beginning Saturday, December 19, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. Please be advised that the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Academic Radiation Safety Committee (ARSC) and Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) / Radioactive Drug Research … Read More

Office of Research Administration (ORA) 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) will observe UCLA’s 2020-21 Winter Holiday Closure. ORA will be closed beginning Saturday, December 19, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. Please be advised that the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Academic Radiation Safety Committee (ARSC) and Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) / Radioactive Drug Research … Read More