Research Compliance News

Huron COI to Replace SharePoint FCOI Disclosure System

BU’s SharePoint site for Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures retires this spring and transitions to Huron COI. The switch to Huron COI should improve user experience and the disclosure process for investigators. BU researchers who work with animals will already be familiar with Huron from the IACUC and AOps modules. What’s new On... More

Memo: Lab Animal Per Diem Rate Changes, June 3, 2022

TO: Boston University Deans, Department Chairs, Principal Investigators, Department Administrators, and Grant Administrators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Karen Antman, Provost, Medical Campus, and Dean, School of Medicine DATE: June 3, 2022 SUBJECT: Lab Animal Per Diem Rate Changes Boston University is committed to efficiently managing its animal care facilities and to reviewing costs... More

Animal Operations System Rollout

We are reaching out to provide an important update on the timeline for the upcoming Huron Animal Operations (AOps) system rollout, which will change the way labs order animals, request transfers, imports, exports, and reserve procedure space. Our end-stage testing is complete and we are now able to provide specific... More

Health Case Improvements from the Animal Science Center

BU Animal Science Center (ASC) is introducing a few changes to improve how we manage rodent clinical cases. Treatment Exclusion Form: When we observe rodents with treatable health conditions, this form (completed by the investigator) will permit us to begin treatment under the oversight of the clinical veterinarian unless animals are... More

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