Policy on Investigator training


All research personnel including PI's and staff, who use vertebrate animals for research or teaching, must fulfill the following training requirements prior to any contact with vertebrate animals:
  • Have a current IACUC approved protocol
  • Complete the  Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative's (CITI)
  • Attend a policy/facility orientation session
  • Receive  hands-on training from the facility manager and/or the consulting veterinarian if they have less than one-year experience working with the species on their protocol.