UCSF Office of Research
Institutional Animal Care & Use Program

Online Class Registration for
Parnassus Services Building (PSB)
Rodent Barrier Training

There are two parts to the mandatory training for entry into the new PSB Rodent Barrier Facility. Both must be completed before your key card access can be activated:

  1. Classroom Presentation
    The presentation will cover:
    • General information on how to enter and exit the facility
    • Updates on maintaining the animals as pathogen-free

    This class is now online.

  2. Facility Orientation
    The facility orientation and tour will include:
    • How to gown up and enter/exit rooms
    • Working in the hood and microisolator technique
    • Introduction to the facility layout

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Sign up here for the PSB New Rodent Barrier Facility Orientation:

In order to gain access to the new rodent barrier facility you must complete both the PSB Barrier Online Training AND a Facility Orientation to the new building. The Facility Orientation will introduce you to the entry/exit procedures, as well as working with mice and rats in the rodent housing and procedure rooms. Once you have completed both classes, come to S488 to have your key card activated. Please sign up for a Facility Orientation session below.

Please meet at the new LARC entrance, Medical Science Building, room S-386, 5 minutes prior to class start time.
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