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Initial IACUC Training Session

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
12:15pm – 1:30pm

Repeats monthly on the first Wednesday until 12/01/2015.

Storrs Campus
Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 1947 Conference Room

The University’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requires that all faculty, staff and students who work with live vertebrate animals attend an initial classroom training session. This will provide an overview of federal, state and University regulations, policies and procedures as well as general information related to the care and use of animals at the University. Pre-registration is not required. Sessions begin promptly. Attendance is recorded. Latecomers risk not receiving credit. Initial IACUC Training is a requirement for everyone working with live vertebrate animals at the University of Connecticut in accordance with the policies and guidelines set forth in the “Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” (PHS 1986), the “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” (ILAR 2011), the USDA Animal Welfare Regulations (CFR 1985) and the “Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching.” The IACUC initial classroom training dates have been scheduled in the Homer Babbidge Library, Class of 1947 Conference Room (located next to Bookworms café on the Plaza level) from 12:15-1:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend one of the classroom training sessions, please contact Arlene Jacobsen in the IACUC Office (phone: 486-4110, email: for assistance. Further information about the training can be found on the IACUC webpage at


Arlene Jacobsen, 860-486-4110,

Office of the Vice President for Research (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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