Below are the 4 steps that should be taken to have research personnel added to an IACUC protocol and gain access to the animal facility. In order to be in compliance with IACUC policy, all personnel must obtain IACUC approval before working with animals or entering the animal facility.
|Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
Each individual submits this form to Cambridge Health Alliance
All UMass Boston researchers, staff, and students who
|Submit IACUC Protocol Modification||
After OHS enrollment form and trainings have been completed,
|Animal Facility Tour and Access Request||After IACUC approval has been attained, each individual will
need to participate in an animal facility tour prior to working
with animals. The PI (or delegate, with CC to PI) can schedule
a tour and request access to the animal facility
by emailing Elizabeth Boates.
The below trainings are not part of the IACUC approval process, but are required as part of the animal research training program. IACUC approval will not be held up if the individual does not have these completed prior to request to be on an animal protocol.
|Animal Care and Use Training||
This training is designed to educate researchers and students
|Lab Safety Training||
This in-person training is provided by the Office of