The University of Iowa

Educational Materials

For information on Personnel Training click here: Personnel Training

Before a person can touch or work with vertebrate animals or have access to the animal facilities, he/she must first be listed on an approved Animal Protocol or amended onto an approved Animal Protocol. 


For information on starting or closing a vertebrate research lab click here: Researcher Handbook

The Researcher Handbook is an electronic guide designed to assist all researchers as they navigate the complex research environment at the University of Iowa.


For information on  policies, regulations, and guidance that protect animals used in research, training, and testing click here: