RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the next month. 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. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Friday, November 5, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the next month. 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. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Friday, October 1, 2021 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 6, 2021 1:00 … 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 (attached and available at https://ucla.box.com/ehs-lab-animal-allergies) to learn how to prevent LAA … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the next month. 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. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Monday, August 30, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 10:00 … Read More

Legacy RATS (L-RATS) Retirement

On June 15, 2020, the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC) launched the new Research Application Tracking System (RATS 2.0) to replace the legacy RATS (L-RATS) database that had been in use since 2002. Since the June 2020 launch, the research community has worked feverishly to fully populate protocols in RATS 2.0. There have been times when urgent changes have prompted … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Tips

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of August. If you have not yet completed a protocol in the new system, we highly encourage you to attend a training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Friday, August 6, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of July. 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. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Thursday, July 8, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, … Read More

Animal Work in BSRB BSL3 Facility to Halt Immediately

Due to limited resources and effective immediately, the UCLA high containment program can no longer support ABSL3 work in the BSL3 laboratory. Projects previously approved by the HCUC, ARC, and IBC that have not yet been initiated will not be allowed to proceed at this time. This decision is immediate and indefinite; we regret the inconvenience to you and your … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of June. 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. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Wednesday, June 231:00 – 2:00 PM Date Time Thursday, June 3 10:00 – … Read More