Links & Resources

UCSF Office of Research

  Office of Research

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee


Regulations & Policies

  Public Health Svc. - Policy on Humane Care & Use of Lab. Animals
  Guide for the Care and Use of Lab. Animals
  Animal Welfare Act
  Health Research Extension Act of 1985
  2020 AVMA guidelines on Euthanasia of Animals
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  USDA Animal & Plant Health Insp. - Animal Care Policy Manual


University Sites

  University of California, Berkeley - Office of Laboratory Animal Care
  UC Davis Animal Use and Care Administrative Advisory Committee (AUCAAC)
  University of California, Davis - School of Veterinary Medicine
  University of California, Irvine - Animal Subjects
  University of California, Los Angeles - Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine

University of California, Merced - Laboratory Animal Resource Center

  University of California, Riverside - Office of Campus Veterinarian
  University of California, San Diego - Animal Subjects Program
  University of California, Santa Barbara - Animal Resource Center

University of California, Santa Cruz - Animal Research Department

  UCCAA: University of California Center for Animal Alternatives


Professional Societies

  American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee Training & Learning Consortium 


American Assoc. for Lab. Animal Science (AALAS)


Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R)


The American College of Lab. Animal Medicine (ACLAM) 


National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) 


California Biomedical Research Assoc. (CBRA) 

  Institute for Lab. Animal Research (ILAR)
  The Lab. Animal Welfare Training Exchange




Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) 

  Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW formerly OPRR)
  Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site
  The Zebrafish Information Network


Government Sites


USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service


National Cancer Institute


National Institutes of Health (NIH) 


United States National Library of Medicine