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Getting Started with Animal Research at FSU

Several steps are required to begin animal work at FSU.  The following checklist is provided to ensure you have completed all necessary requirements.

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Learning Library
The AALAS Learning Library provides online training essential for personnel working with animals in a research or education setting.  To access the Learning Library and for a list of required courses, contact Kim Johnson at 850-644-0994 or acucsecretary@mailer.fsu.edu. 

Medical Monitoring Enrollment (PDF) - (DOC)
Completed Medical Monitoring Enrollment forms should be submitted to Kim Johnson at 101C Biomedical Research Facility. 

LAR Animal Facility Access Request
Required only for personnel requesting access to BRF, KIN, and COM vivaria.  Completed LAR Animal Facility Access Requests, along with a copy of your FSU ID card, must be submitted to Kim Johnson at 101C Biomedical Research Facility. 

IACUC Approved Animal Use Protocol
All animal work, including a list of ALL personnel performing animal procedures, MUST be described in an ACUC approved Animal Use Protocol.  A Personnel Significant Change Form must be used to add personnel to an existing Animal Use Protocol.  For assistance, contact Kim Johnson at 850-644-0994 or acucsecretary@mailer.fsu.edu.