USC is a world class institution and that means its also a prime target for bad actors. As a system owners at USC, you have a responsibility to prevent cybersecurity incidents through preparedness, planning, and urgent action in the case of an incident. In this course, you’ll learn about the foundational action items you can […]
Work with animals
This course covers the institutional policies and procedures for research involving administration of hazardous substance to animal research. The policies and procedures have been established by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to protect occupational exposures of hazardous materials during administration, husbandry, and disposal of animals treated […]
In addition to the initial training course, the IACUC requires that each investigator offer an annual animal refresher course using the materials on dar.usc.edu on animal care and use at USC to their laboratory staff on an annual basis. A DAR veterinarian is also available, on request, to perform this training instead of the investigator. […]
This research forum will cover updates and guidance related to policies for research during COVID-19, including talks about USC Health, Environmental Health and Safety, Campus Access, Human Subjects & Field Research, Animal Research, Contracts & Grants, Core Facilities, and COVID-19 Funding Landscape & Opportunities.
Each semester, the Center for Excellence in Research under the Office of Research Initiatives and Facilities organizes workshops for USC researchers. These courses are designed to provide faculty, research staff, postdocs, PhD students and graduate students across all fields of study with specialized skills and knowledge in seeking funding from government, foundation, and corporate organizations […]
Course consists of species-specific web courses, audiovisual presentations and self-exams. Training materials are assigned according to the species listed and procedures described in the approved Institutional Animal Care and Use (IACUC) Protocol Synopsis Form on which the ‘trainee’ is listed. Individuals to be trained must also be listed on the applicable IACUC protocol synopsis for […]