Category Archives: IACUC

AAALAC International Site Visit at Emory University

by Dr. Mike Huerkamp, Director of DAR The AAALAC International site visit of the animal care and use program at Emory University will be conducted by a 4-person team of peers on January 31 through February 2, 2017. While much of the focus will be on DAR and IACUC, laboratories will be site visited, particularly […]

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GBP Requires License Renewal by June 30, 2016 for Animal Research Using Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs

2016 is the renewal year for all persons holding a Researcher Pharmacy registration from the Georgia Board of Pharmacy (GBP Researcher). GBP Researcher registrations expire on June 30 of even numbered years. You must maintain active status of your registration to lawfully possess Dangerous Drugs or Controlled Substances obtained using this registration. Renew prior to […]

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New Changes to Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) Of NIH Grant Application and Contract Proposal Requirements

From the Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a change to Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) of grant applications, cooperative agreements, and contract proposals on October 13, 2015. These changes remove some redundancy and simplify the review process. The changes consist of: No longer requiring a […]

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National Science Foundation Significantly Changes and Clarifies Its PAPPG

Written By: Viraj Parmar, JD Office of Sponsored Programs The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently changed and clarified numerous sections within its Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG). As many of our researchers and staff know, the PAPPG consists of two parts: Part I, titled NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG), contains NSF’s proposal […]

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Reminder Regarding IRB and IACUC approvals

Written By: Larry Iten, Rebecca Rousselle, Holly Sommers Office of Research Administration As most investigators know very well, federal awarding agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), require that grantee institutions verify the status of Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for any grant involving human subjects research and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee […]

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IACUC 101 The Basics, 201 Beyond Basics, 301 Scenarios Courses Available!

IACUC 101™ in conjunction with PRIM&R March 18, 2015 in Boston, MA IACUC 101™ and 201 in conjunction with Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine April 8 & 9, 2015 in Atlanta, GA IACUC 101™ and 301 in conjunction with the University of Missouri, Kansas City June 17 & 18, 2015 in Kansas City, […]

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Office of Research Administration Newsletter’s New Web Address

In 2013 the Office of Research Administration Newsletter was transitioned to an online format using one of Emory’s web tools.  This year, we were asked to move our newsletter to a new institutional tool.  This task is complete.  The July/August 2014 edition of Emory’s Research Administration Newsletter is available at:  https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/ranews.  Please update any bookmarks […]

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