Posts Tagged ‘IACUC’

OHSU animal programs earn exemplary marks

The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) recently conducted site visits to evaluate the animal-use programs on the Central and Waterfront Campus and at the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) on the West Campus.  AAALAC accreditation is voluntary, and the process includes an extensive peer review assessment of the animal use program by experts in the field of laboratory animal care. The AAALAC accreditation program evaluates organizations that use … Read More

Announcing new resource for researchers working with animals

OHSU’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is committed to the humane use and care of animals in biomedical research.  To uphold the highest standards in animal research, the IACUC has implemented an innovative new resource to satisfy animal care and use training requirements.  The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Learning Library offers a wide variety of courses that are both general and species-specific.  These specialized modules can be used to help you gain … Read More

New eCoI rolls three conflict of interest disclosures into one

Back in December, we told you about the NIH’s revised  regulations regarding conflict of interest in research.  These regulations were enacted to manage the growing complexity of conflicts of interest for investigators receiving grants from the Public Health Service through objectivity, transparency and accountability. OHSU’s Integrity Office has developed a new Conflict of Interest (CoI) System named eCoI. This new system replaces two separate systems (CoIR Management System and the Big Brain CoI module) with … Read More

Integrity Week: IACUC Town Hall, Thursday May 3

Let’s take a walk across the IACUC Webpage An excursion that might make a life a bit easier! When: Thursday, May 3, 2012 10:30am to 11:30am Where: UHS 8B60 Speaker: Bill Dale, PhD, Research Integrity Officer And from 11:30am to noon: Meet your IACUC Analyst Get your questions about eIACUC and IACUC review answered. By attending the town hall meetings you are automatically entered to win a gift basket! Visit our website for more information … Read More

IACUC recognized at OHSU-wide service excellence ceremony

Last week, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Administrative Team—Barbara Cox, Bill Dale, Leta Guptill, Scott Huff, Joanie Phillips, Odessa Riley, Wendy Stang, and Phil Streeter—were recognized with a Golden Rose Award. Only a handful of OHSU employees receive a Golden Rose Award each month for going above and beyond to provide excellent service. Way to go, IACUC! Know a researcher or research staff member who you think deserves recognition? Visit the Golden … Read More

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