Training and education

Required prior to Protocol or Personnel Amendment submission

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

  • Working with the IACUC (a refresher course is required every 3 yrs)
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Animal Allergy Exposure Reduction
  • Select all of the species that will be used on the protocol
  • Minimizing Pain and Distress (if the protocol includes mice or rats)
  • Aseptic Surgery (for staff who perform survival surgery on any species)

Animal Contact Occupational Health & Safety Program

Required prior to Protocol or Personnel Amendment final approval

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR)

*To be eligible for DLAR training all CITI training must be completed and an AniCon Questionnaire filed with OEHS.  Once confirmed, the IACUC office (577-1629) will contact DLAR's Veterinary Technical Services to arrange training

Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS)

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

  • Laboratory Safety
  • Biosafety (if applicable)
  • Radiation Safety (if applicable)

Training requirements checklist (PDF)

Informal instruction to investigators and their staff on completing forms and related issues pertinent to the Animal Care and Use Program can be provided.  To arrange a session, call (313) 577-0967 or email Formal instruction sessions for investigators and their research staff are held as needed.