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July 2016
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Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website

The Animal Care and Use Committee website (www.jhu.edu/animalcare) is a great resource for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines. Be sure to check the website when you are in need of these types of information.


Current Classes

A Rodent Handling class will be held in Ross 403 on July 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. A Rodent Sugery class will be held in Ross 403 on August 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The classes are free. Class size is limited to 10 and registration is required. To register, send an email to acuc@jhmi.edu or call 443-28(7-3738).

For a complete listing of IACUC training opportunities, please visit http://web.jhu.edu/animalcare/training/index.html.


"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement (between Johns Hopkins and a company receiving an NIH research award)

JHU faculty members often arrange to carry out portions of research that involve the use of animals via an NIH-funded subcontract from an NIH-awardee (often a private company) that does not itself have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance on file with the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW). In such situations, OLAW requires that the company apply for an "Interinstitutional Assurance," under which JHU assures that the research will be carried out under the terms of its own OLAW-approved Animal Welfare Assurance.

Interinstitutional Assurance forms are processed by the JHU Animal Care and Use Committee office. If you are handling completion of this form, please contact the office at acuc@jhmi.edu or call Ms. Vanessa Girton at 443-287-3739. The office will assist in the accurate completion of the form and in obtaining both of the required JHU signatures. Note that both the Institutional Official, Dr. Denis Wirtz, and the IACUC Chair, Dr. Nancy Ator, have designated individuals to OLAW that may sign in his/her stead. A sample form may be downloaded at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/sampledoc/interinstitutional_
assurance.htm



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July 2016 articles:
JHM Policy Governing Use of Human Biospecimens to Derive Immortalized or Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines
Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Johns Hopkins Research Network
JHM HSR Recertification Training
 
Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Current Classes
"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates
Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
BrightFocus Foundation Macular Degeneration Research Program
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award
Armenise-Harvard Career Development Award (CDA)
Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2016
Searle Scholars Program
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Cancer SPORE - Developmental Research Program Pilot Project Solicitation
Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization

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