For guidance on maintaining continuity of research and sponsored program activities during the COVID-19 crisis, please see ORSP’s Keep Discovering page.

Mandatory Training

New animal research personnel (and new Principal Investigators) who will be working in an animal laboratory must meet the following requirements:

1. Complete species-specific training online;

2. Read Asthma and Allergy materials;

3. Complete Health and Safety training (biological, pathogen, chemical, radition, etc. as needed);

4. Submit health forms;

5. Obtain tetanus vaccine (recommended);

6. Obtain surgery proficiency certification (if applicable).

 

New PIs should also complete Working with the IACUC training course online.

 

For more information about this training, please email iacuc@olemiss.edu and ask for training material instructions.  IACUC Approval MUST be received BEFORE personnel work in any animal area.