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Training

The Laboratory Animal Care Unit regularly provides training that includes both didactic information and hands-on practice in rodent handling, basic rodent procedures and aseptic surgical technique. Training classes in rodent handling and basic techniques are offered at 10am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Training classes in aseptic surgical technique are held at 10am on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. All training sessions are held in the Coleman Animal Facility, Room B103.

Training sessions are listed on the UTHSC Human Resources Training Portal. Please register through the Training Portal for the training session you wish to attend.

The LACU veterinary team is also available for more specific or tailored training, especially with regards to our Policies and Standard Operating Procedures. Please contact one of the veterinarians or veterinary technicians if you would like training or further information related to these SOPs.

Last Published: Dec 15, 2017