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This procedure describes the process for requesting human pharmaceutical agents from UNC Health Shared Services Center (SSC) Pharmacy for use in animal and in-vitro laboratory research conducted and supported by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The University strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for all individuals. Consistent with this goal, the University will not employ individuals or appoint unpaid affiliates with prior non-expunged criminal convictions, arrests, charges or driving records (when applicable) who are determined to pose an unacceptable safety risk to the University or its employees, students and visitors.
This policy provides guidance to academic units in The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences on establishing and updating faculty workloads.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for managing potential weight loss that may occur due to experimental variables or conditions that could interfere with eating and / or drinking (e.g. difficulty with ambulation).
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for requirements for humane endpoints for mice and rats in cancer studies.
This document serves to describe the University’s Standards for creating and maintaining aseptic conditions during survival procedures in USDA covered species, while also providing a standard for the pre and post-operative management.
The purpose of this standard is to ensure that the advantages and disadvantages for animal identification methods in addition to the required training for certain techniques are communicated to animal users.
This document is intended to ensure sufficient space for mice with litters that will allow pups to develop to weaning without detrimental effects, and to house adult mice in space that is sufficient for their needs. This Standard is a blend of the requirements in the 8th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and the long-standing, performance-based UNC policy.
The standards and procedures described in this document provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers for the environmental enrichment of research animals.
The standards described provide guidance to all researchers and animal handlers administering chemical agents, whether they be pharmaceutical or non-pharmaceutical grade.
To ensure the occupational safety of our personnel working with the SARS-CoV-2 virus or clinical specimens from suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases, reasonable precautions must be taken to ensure such material is handled in a safe manner in laboratories appropriately equipped to be performing the research.
The purpose of this SOP is to establish written requirements to ensure compliance with U.S. Department of Justice requirements regarding human subjects research. This SOP specifies requirements for research supported by the National Institute of Justice and/or conducted within the Bureau of Prisons.
This document establishes the definitions followed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Human Research Protection Program. This is a non-exhaustive list. Regulations and other documents (e.g. guidance documents issued by federal regulatory agencies) should be referenced when applicable.
The purpose of this SOP is to ensure compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) requirements regarding the conduct of human subject research.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institutional Review Board (IRB) will review all transnational research involving human participants to assure adequate provisions are in place to protect the rights and welfare of the participants. Approval of research is permitted if the procedures prescribed by the foreign institution afford protections that are at least equivalent to those provided in 45 CFR 46.