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IACUC Updates- Policies, eIACUC Maintenance, and Protocol Compliance

The IACUC recently approved the updates to the following Policies Adoption Policy: This document establishes policy and provides procedures for adoption of research animals from Emory University MPTP Guidelines: These guidelines recognize the scientific value of the MPTP model of parkinsonism and attempt to address the practical problems associated with the use of this agent. […]

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IACUC Office Updates- December 2021

Submission deadlines: December is a short month, please submit your renewals and updates early. The IACUC Committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month. Deadlines for FCR review are 4PM on the Wednesday one week PRIOR to the meeting date for the agenda to be disseminated to members. DMR reviews are rolling submissions […]

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Research Administration Administrative Transitions

As we commence the school year, a number of leadership changes are underway. We have developed a framework for a smooth transition, ensuring continuous service to faculty. COI Come December, we will say goodbye to Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Conflicts of Interest Director, Brenda Seiton, who is retiring after 25 years at […]

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ORA Office Overview

The Office for Research Administration encompasses many individual offices, each of which retain expertise in different areas of the research process. Your first point of contact will usually be your local RAS representative. They will help you determine which of the other touchpoints are necessary to submit a grant application, conduct a clinical trial, or […]

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Process Improvement: IACUC Protocol Submission Process Streamlined

In order to reduce regulatory burden, and to better serve the research community, the requirement to allocate animal numbers to individual funding sources within an IACUC protocol has been removed effective Friday April 10th, 2020.  Approved animal numbers will now be allocated at the whole-protocol level.  Animal usage through the School of Medicine Division of […]

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AAALAC International Site Visit at Emory University

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 March 3-5, 2020.  While much of the focus will be on DAR and IACUC, laboratories will be site visited, particularly those where surgery and other experimental procedures are done on […]

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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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