This site has been established to provide access to all Federal and University animal welfare laws, regulations, policies and guidelines concerning animals used in research and teaching. The UAWC has curated a selection of important resources, including the Guide to the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, to help inform your work. These are located under the Resources tab within Informative References.
For projects involving the use of recombinant DNA or viral vectors, please visit the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) webpage. For projects involving the use of all other hazards, please visit the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) webpage.
The buttons below provide you with what you need to know to begin writing your protocols. Always make sure to download the protocol form from the Protocol Review Forms page to ensure you are using the most current version.
For the purpose of writing grant proposals, the Public Health Service (PHS) assurance number for the UAWC is A3317-01.
If you have any questions or concerns about this process, feel free to contact the UAWC at firstname.lastname@example.org.