30-Day Public Review for UCLA Policy 992

To: Administrative Officers, Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, UCLA Health, Vice Chancellors, and Vice Provosts Dear Colleagues: The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities has updated UCLA Policy 992: Use of Biohazardous Materials and Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules in Research and Teaching Activities. In 2020, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) modified their oversight regarding clinical … 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 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022 … Read More

Important Change to the Continuing Review (CR) Process in SafetyNet for Human Gene Transfer (HGT) Studies

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has updated the IBC guidance document, IBC Requirements for Human Gene Transfer (HGT) Studies. Changes to the document largely reflect updates summarized in the April 2019 Amendment of the NIH Guidelines in the oversight of HGT studies. The IBC will also be implementing yearly CRs for HGT studies, effective April 2022. This change is intended to align the review process with the … Read More

New Biohazard Exposure (ABC) Posters Available

On behalf of EH&S, we are pleased to inform you that new Biohazard Exposure (ABC) posters are available, starting today. The re-designed posters include the new location of Occupational Health (CHS 17-240, near Café Med). Please dispose of your current ABC posters and replace them with the new ones. The new Biohazard Exposure (ABC) posters will be distributed in multiple ways: Through … 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 Thursday, April 7, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022 … Read More

Occupational Health Services has Moved

In case you missed the recent announcement, Occupational Health has moved to a newly renovated location. The new office opened March 1 on the first-floor main lobby of CHS, near Café Med.  New Occupational Health Facility10833 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 17-240 CHSLos Angeles, CA 90095   For additional information, call (310) 825-6771.  To: UCLA Faculty and Staff Dear Colleagues: We are … Read More

Occupational Health Services has Moved

In case you missed the recent announcement, Occupational Health has moved to a newly renovated location. The new office opened March 1 on the first-floor main lobby of CHS, near Café Med.  New Occupational Health Facility10833 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 17-240 CHSLos Angeles, CA 90095   For additional information, call (310) 825-6771.  To: UCLA Faculty and Staff Dear Colleagues: We are … 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, March 7, 2022 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, … Read More

3Rs Pilot Studies Call for Proposals – Deadline for Submission: March 18, 2022

The Animal Research Committee (ARC) is pleased to announce the Spring 2022 3Rs funding opportunity, provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities. The VCR is once again offering up to $20,000 for the current award cycle. Aim of Award: The aim of the program is to promote and support pilot studies designed to replace the … Read More