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Monday, Nov 11, 2019

Princeton University issued a report of non-compliance regarding a laboratory mouse to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare of the National Institutes of Health on July 26, 2019. The incident occurred during a weekend when an animal care technician discovered a mouse in poor health. The technician noted that the mouse had access to water but...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

The IACUC form had been updated as of 10/8/19, and is available on the RIA website ria.princeton.edu/animal-care-and-use/forms

Some of the major changes in the new form are as follows:

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

As of January 20, 2020, federally funded cooperative (multi-site) research projects involving human subjects must seek approval by a single Institutional Review Board (IRB). This mandate is broader than the single-IRB mandate that went into effect January 2018 for NIH-funded studies.

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

In an effort provide further guidance to animal researchers and minimize issues of non-compliance, The IACUC has updated policy 301 “Handling Expired Products, Labeling, Storage, Diluting, and Compounding of Medical Materials and Chemicals Used in Animal Research.” All faculty and staff involved in animal care and use are strongly encouraged to...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

The IRB is pleased to announce a one-on-one consultation service to discuss draft IRB submissions.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

Please welcome Lisa Crane, who joined RIA on July 8th to fulfill the position of Administrative Services Manager (ASM).  In this capacity, Lisa will interact with research departments across campus to fulfill the mission of RIA to support research involving humans, animals, and biohazardous agents.  Lisa will also help manage the annual...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019
by Staff, Research Integrity and Assurance

A recent inspection performed by a veterinary medical officer from The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found no non-compliant items during a routine unannounced inspection of Princeton University's animal care program on April 17, 2019.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
by Staff, Research, Integrity and Assurance

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARENESS DAY

WHAT:  A day to pledge your support for the humane involvement of animals in research:

Attend keynote lecture by Paula Clifford, Executive Director for Americans for Medical Progress

Visit our booth for information, activities, games, and...

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
by Staff, Research Integrity and Assurance

Starting March 4, 2019, Dr. Grace Barnett joined LAR as staff veterinarian. In this role, Dr. Barnett provides clinical veterinary care to laboratory animals housed at Princeton University. She also consults with research faculty and staff on animal use protocols and model development. In addition, Dr.

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019
by Staff, Research Integrity and Assurance

After several delays, the new regulations that govern human subjects research will go into effect on January 21, 2019. The following are the elements of the Final Rule that will most affect the Princeton research community:

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