RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of February. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system 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 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Tuesday, February … Read More

Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) Research Involving the Use of Animals

Dear Colleagues: I am writing to you about animal research that requires the use of a Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) facility. As you know, certain life sciences research is categorized by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as BSL3: research involving “indigenous or exotic agents that may cause serious or potentially lethal disease through the inhalation route of exposure.” Animal … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Happy new year! Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of January. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system 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 Tuesday, January 10, 2023 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 … Read More

Research Policy & Compliance (RPC) 2022-23 Winter Holiday Closure

The Office of Research Policy & Compliance (RPC) will be closed to external business from December 19, 2022 through January 2, 2023 for the Winter Holidays, reopening on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. While our offices are closed, the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Academic Radiation Safety Committee (ARSC) and Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) / … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of November. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system 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 4, 2022  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Thursday, November … Read More

Sustained Release Buprenorphine Offer

Buprenorphine Users, please see the below message from DLAM: For a limited time, first-time customers of Ethiqa XR® sustained-release buprenorphine can get a FREE vial, a $375 value! Ethiqa XR is the ONLY pharmaceutical grade, FDA-indexed extended-release buprenorphine analgesic indicated for the control of post-procedural pain in mice and rats. If you have been thinking of switching from regular buprenorphine … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of October. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system 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 Tuesday, October 4, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Tuesday, October … 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 month of September. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system 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 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.  Tuesday, September 13, 2022 … Read More