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 Quick Tips

The Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC) is an independent research review committee mandated by the Animal Welfare Act and the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy). The ARC, through the experience and expertise of its members, is charged with the responsibility to oversee the entire animal care and use program at UCLA.

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

RATS 2.0 Training and Quick Tip

We have scheduled more RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of November. If you have not already attended training, 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 … Read More

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