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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee




 Updated 5/2013


The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
(8th Edition)


CITI Online Training Website


 "All About Grants" - NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER)

All About Grants Podcast produced by the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) features Dr. Pat Brown, Director, OLAW, who explains what must be included in your grant application if you use vertebrate animals in your research. Listen to Writing Your Vertebrate Animal Section (MP3) or read the transcript (HTML).

Helpful Information on Literature Searches

Instructions & Worksheet for Alternative Literature Searches

 Training Module on Conducting Searches for Alternatives

Search Resources

Government Resources 


Association Resources

  • AAALAC - Association for Assessment and Accreditation of
    Laboratory Animal Care
  • AALAS - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science


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