The Animal Study Lifecycle
Logistics for your Animal Study
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Department of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR)
- - State-of-the-art husbandry, veterinary care, and colony management
- - Routine health assessment and quality assurance
- - Medical, surgical, and pathology support
- - High level support including assistance with surgery, anesthesia, and post-surgical care
- - Training in the handling, humane care, and manipulation of animals
- - Consultation, collaboration, and assistance in animal model and protocol development
- - Assistance with external programs and acquisition of grants & contracts
Learn more about DLAR program of Laboratory Animal Care
Collaboration with local affiliates: VA & TBRI
There are several factors to consider, including the following:
- -Animal Vendors & Shipping Expenses
- -DLAR Per Diem Rates
- -DLAR Veterinary Services and Fees
- -Equipment Rental
- -Prescription Drug Purchases
Institutional Review Fees should also be considered when planning collaborative researchResearcha systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge. with for-profit entities. Review the institutional review fee policy
Protecting Intellectual Property
ResearchResearcha systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge. often leads to the development of novel ideas, groundbreaking inventions or intellectual propertyIntellectual Propertyincludes but not limited to any invention, discovery, creation, know-how, trade secret, technology, scientific or technological development, research data, works of authorship and computer software regardless of whether subject to protection under patent, trademark, copyright or other laws. . It is important to protect your ideas before you publically disclose the details of one's intellectual property during a technical presentation in a public forum (seminar, conference, symposium, Grand Rounds).
Research Conflict of Interest
All UTHealthSA faculty and staff who are engaged in research are required to disclose possible conflicts of interest related to their research (human, animal or bench) using the iDisclose application.
Non-UTHealthSA individuals engaged in research must disclose the conflict in the IACUC application.
For more information about Conflicts of Interest, contact the COI Manager at COI@uthscsa.edu