Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Answer - How to gain access to animal facility

 A - To gain access to the animal facility: 

  • You must have enrolled in and clear Occupational Health Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.  Please contact Occupational Health Service for additional information. 
  • The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) must have approved a protocol or a modification to add you to the Principal Investigator’s animal use protocol.  For the modification to be approved, you must have completed: 
    • ALL required CITI online modules and face to face training related to animal research  
    • a brief tour of the animal facility.  You will receive an invitation with instructions regarding how to complete the tour from the IACUC office once modification has been received AND all training has been completed. 

Only once all of the above conditions have been met, will you be given access to the animal facility by staff of the Institute for Animal Studies.  If you have any questions regarding the information above, please contact the IACUC Office at: (718) 839-7145.