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.