Research, Discovery & Innovation

Animal Research Resource Guide


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What are the key groups to know?

  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM)

How do I get cleared by Occupational Health for animal work?

Email Occupational Health Services for Medical Clearance

Where should I manage my data?

Researchers capture and manage data in many different ways:

  • Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Systems
  • All Researchers must create a LabArchives account:
    • Brigham Quick Start Guide to Activation
    • Quick Tips
    • Guide to LabArchives and Animal Research

Where can I find other learning opportunities?

How do I view and manage my protocol?

Note: You must be listed on the IACUC protocol before beginning any work with animals.

  • Insight is the protocol management system at Mass General Brigham. The Animals Module is for IACUC protocols. You can request access to Insight by submitting a Help Desk ticket.
    • Access Insight
    • Insight Use Guide
    • Mass General Brigham IRB Website & IRB Policies
    • For Principal Investigators:
      • Create a protocol.
    • Animal Research SOPs/Guidance

Will you be working with potentially hazardous chemicals?

  • Brigham Department of Environmental Affairs
  • Justin Silva, Lab Safety Program Manager

What training do I need?

  • Learning Paths
  • Required Training for Animal Users Fact Sheet

How do I order or import animals?

  • Use the Bioware application to order animals.
  • For questions, contact Procurement in the Center for Comparative Medicine.

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