The University of Iowa

Alerts

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This is the new Vertebrate Animal Research website!

Announcements

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Following are the order deadlines for the week 11/23/20:

(for orders to be delivered the week of 11/30/20)

CHARLES RIVER MONDAY  (11/23/20)   4 PM

ENVIGO MONDAY  (11/23/20)   4 PM

JACKSON MONDAY (11/23/20)   4 PM

Any questions, please call the OAR office at 5-7985.

All other vendors have the same deadline of Tuesday (11/23/20)  4 PM for this week.

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

The University of Iowa will be hosting a site visit team from AAALAC International this coming fall as part of the reaccreditation of the animal care and use program. The University program has been accredited by AAALAC International since 1994. So, what exactly is AAALAC International?

Fri, Aug 21, 2020

OAR communications on preparing for ramping up can be found by following this link.

PDF icon8-21-20 Animal Research Ramp Up Phase 3.pdf

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

OAR communications on preparing for ramping up can be found by following this link.

PDF icon7-2-20 Animal Research Ramp Up Phase 2.pdf

 

Thu, May 28, 2020

OAR communications on preparing for ramping up can be found by following this link.

PDF icon5-28-20 Animal Research Ramp Up Phase 1.pdf

Thu, May 14, 2020

Please find information on the Charles River JumpStart Program here.

Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Updated OAR communications on preparing for restrictions, departmental actions and other arrangements to address COVID-19 can be found by following this link.

Mon, Jul 29, 2019

The Animal Billing Report has moved to the new ARIS Dashboard and will be easier to access, easier to understand and easier to export: Billing Report

Please direct any questions or feedback to oar-office@uiowa.edu

 

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Charles River has announced new discounted pricing for many of the mouse & rat strains we purchase for research at the University of Iowa.  This program will be effective from June 2, 2019 through December 31, 2020.  Please follow this link to see the Charles River Impact Pricing Program flier for more details:

Impact Pricing Program flier

 

 

 

Tue, Apr 16, 2019

There is a new ARIS dashboard (Animal Research Information System) that lets you manage more aspects of your animal research projects. The new ARIS dashboard has links to the following:

Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Date: 2/12/19

In a continued effort to provide the best care possible for our rodent breeding colonies, OAR has evaluated practices for monitoring and managing new weanling mice.  A summary of the relevant changes to be implemented is listed below. 

 

Fri, Jun 30, 2017

In order to assist research staff, OAR will begin using bright green “*Attention* Breeder Cards” to notify labs at the cage level of required actions to avoid a charge.