Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs Campus Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 1947 Conference Room
The Universityâs Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requires that all faculty, staff and students who work with live vertebrate animals attend an initial classroom training session. This will provide an overview of federal, state and University regulations, policies and procedures as well as general information related to the care and use of animals at the University. Pre-registration is not required. Sessions begin promptly. Attendance is recorded. Latecomers risk not receiving credit. Initial IACUC Training is a requirement for everyone working with live vertebrate animals at the University of Connecticut in accordance with the policies and guidelines set forth in the âPublic Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animalsâ (PHS 1986), the âGuide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animalsâ (ILAR 2011), the USDA Animal Welfare Regulations (CFR 1985) and the âGuide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching.â
The IACUC initial classroom training dates have been scheduled in the Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 1947 Conference Room (located next to Bookworms cafÃ© on the Plaza level) from 12:15-1:30 p.m.
If you are unable to attend one of the classroom training sessions, please contact Liz Manzo in the IACUC Office (phone: 486-4110, email: firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
Further information about the training can be found on the IACUC webpage at http://research.uconn.edu/iacuc/iacuc-training/.