IACUC Brown Bag and Newsletter Archive

The IACUC provides regular outreach to keep Washington University researchers connected to policy updates, facility information, and topics of interest to the animal research community. Brown Bag seminars and past newsletters have been posted for review.

Brown Bag Seminars

Rodent Breeding Strategies” 6.1.22 (WUSTL Key required) a presentation on breeding and colony management strategies that will help maximize rodent breeding efficiency. Presented by Dr. Kristin Zabrecky, DVM, MS, DACLAM, Mia Wallace, and Mary Beth Finn.

“Compassion Fatigue” 2.17.22 (WUSTL Key required) This presentation explores various aspects related to the emotional and mental stresses associated with animal research and provides resources and strategies to support mental health. Presented by special guest Julie Squires.

“Why Does My Protocol Take So Long to Be Approved?” (PDF Slides)- This talk describes the processes the IACUC uses to review various submission types and offers tips to expedite protocol approval.

Newsletter Archive

May 2022 Newsletter Issue 9 Feature articles- Rodent Breeding Strategies, IACUC archives, DCM presents webinars

February 2022 Newsletter Issue 8 Feature articles- Compassion Fatigue, Ear Punch Genotyping, DCM Diagnostics lab

November 2021 Newsletter Issue 7 Feature articles-More Prefilled Procedures, Know your Green Card, Meet Todd Pavek

August 2021 Newsletter Issue 6 Feature articles- AAALAC Accreditation, Waste Gas Safety course, Meet the New Veterinarians

April 2021 Newsletter Issue 5 Feature articles-AAALAC Prep, LARS Animal Procurement, Red Hazard Card update

December 2020 Newsletter Issue 4 Feature articles- Translations, Reducing Non-Compliance, New DCM trainer

January 2020 Newsletter Issue 2 Feature articles- LAMPS and Translation, DCM Survey Results, Proper Ear tagging

September 2019 Newsletter Issue 1 Feature articles- Introducing LAMPS, DCM News updates