Posted: January 5, 2021
Posted: November 17, 2020
Lori Mattox, surgery supervisor, University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR), received the 2020 Technician of the Year Award from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). AALAS is an association of professionals dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals.
Mattox was recognized for her accomplishment and contribution to the promotion of laboratory animal care through identification and implementation of new or improved techniques in the care of animals, outstanding individual work performance, positive attitude, team work and motivation. Mattox manages the experimental surgery core staff for ULAR and provides instructional support for technicians and students in animal, medical, anesthesia and surgical techniques.
Posted: July 21, 2020
Vital Schedule, the reservation application for scheduling ULAR procedure room and housing room hoods is now available.
As a courtesy, all current July reservations on the hardcopy room door calendar have been transcribed into Vital Schedule.
If you have questions about the new system, please contact us.
Posted: February 26, 2019
The Office of Research has launched a new online training to provide guidance for principal investigators and their staff. Being a Principal Investigator: Roles, Responsibilities and Resources is strongly recommended for principal investigators, but will benefit all members of the research community.
Course content explores the lifecycle of a sponsored project, covers research administration and compliance processes and provides access to many useful resources and tools.
To access the training:
For more information contact Jeff Agnoli, senior staff training and development specialist for the Office of Research.
Posted: January 31, 2019
The University Laboratory Safety Committee’s Excellence in Safety awards recognize a university faculty or staff member, student and a laboratory research group who have made a considerable contribution to improving laboratory safety on the Ohio State campus. Such contributions can be defined as actions taken to prevent injury or illness, outstanding response and cooperation given to resolve unsafe conditions, consistent improvement during laboratory inspections, or any other consistent and proactive demonstration of efforts in support of a positive laboratory safety culture.
Environmental Health and Safety and the Office of Research coordinate the University Laboratory Safety Committee (ULSC). The ULSC works to enhance the safety culture at Ohio State by helping to shape safety programs, review and distribute new regulatory information and provide feedback from the university community regarding current laboratory safety incidents or issues.
Nominations for 2019 individual, group and student awards will be accepted through February 25, 2019.
Posted: October 25, 2017
Crystal Sims, senior animal health technician, University Laboratory Animal Resources, received the Technician of the Year Award from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). AALAS is an association of professionals dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals. The Technician of the Year Award recognizes an individual for their accomplishment and contribution to the promotion of laboratory animal care. Sims cares for a variety of animals including mice, rats, guinea pigs, sheep and nonhuman primates. She also supports the experimental surgical core, providing medical care and assistance with animal preparation, anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery.