IACUC Guidelines

IACUC Policies & Regulations

No Rice employee, student, or visitor shall be discriminated against or be subject to any reprisal for reporting violations of any regulation or standards under the Animal Welfare Act.

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AssuranceRice University Animal Welfare Assurance
EthicsAnimal Program Code of Ethics
Federal PolicyAnimal Welfare Act
ProcedureRU Guidelines on Transfers of Animals from One Protocol To Another
A06-0301ProcedureRU Use and Safe Storage of Controlled Substances
A06-0302ProcedureRU Pain or Distress Categorization
A06-0303ProcedureRU Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Animal Pain and Distress in Rodents and Rabbits
A07-0901ProcedureRU Guidelines for Protocols involving Non-Metastasizing Subcutaneous Tumor Burden in Mice and Rats
A07-0902ProcedureRU Guidelines for the Procurement and Quarantine of Rodents purchased from Nontraditional Vendors
A07-0905ProcedureRU Guidelines for Establishing Endpoints for all Types of Tumor Burdens
A07-0906ProcedureBlood Withdrawal and Substance Administration
A07-0907ProcedureRU Guidelines for Collection of Tissue Samples for Genotyping
A07-0909ProcedureRU Guidelines for Rodent Survival Surgery
A10-1001ProcedureRU Guidelines for Nesting Materials for Pregnant and Lactating Females
A13-1101ProcedureRU Guidelines for Enrichment for Rodents
A13-1102ProcedureRU Guidelines for Enrichment for Rabbits
A15-0201ProcedureRU Exceptions to Social Housing
A16-0801ProcedureRU Guidelines for Euthanasia
A16-0802ProcedureRU Guidelines for Hazards Introduced into the Animal Facility
A16-0803ProcedureRU Guidelines for MS222 Prep Use disposal
A17-0701ProcedureRU Guidelines for Protocol Review with Special Considerations
A17-0802ProcedureRU Rodent, Rabbit, and Zebrafish Health Surveillance Program
A19-0301ProcedureRU Guideline on Acclimatization-Acclimation of Animals
ProcedureProvision of Veterinary Medical Care
A17-0404ProtocolRU Guideline on the Approval Process for New and Renewing Protocols and Annual Reviews
A17-0801ProtocolRU Guidelines on Changes and Modifications to approved IACUC Protocols
A17-0702TrainingRU Guidelines for Training in Humane Care and Use of Research Animals
A20-0201ProcedureRU Guidelines for Reporting of Unanticipated Research Outcomes
A20-0201ProcedureRU FORM for Reporting IACUC Adverse Event_Protocol Deviation
A20-0601ProcedureRU Rice Scientific and Humane Endpoints Guidelines
A20-0502ProcedureRU Guidelines for Investigation of Noncompliance Reportable Events
A20-0501ProcedureRU Guidelines on IACUC Protocol Review
A21-0101ProcedureRU IACUC Rodent Breeding Schemes Colony Management Guidelines

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