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Training Resources

Training Opportunities

The following training resources are available through the UC Davis Learning Management System (LMS).  If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the LMS  before you can complete your training. Please email to request access to the system.

In keeping with the reduction principle of the 3Rs of research ( the IACUC office only provides live animal training for skills needed for use in studies under an approved IACUC protocol.  Prior to enrolling in an in person handling course please be sure your PI has added you to their active IACUC approved protocol.

Training can be arranged in species and techniques not listed below by signing in with your UC Davis email address and submitting a Training Request form

Any questions can be sent to Bob Favorite at 

AALAS Learning Library


ACU101 Retraining Quiz

Aseptic Technique In-Person Course

  • Wednesday October 25, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Monday November 27, 2023 1:00pm-4:00pm

Mouse Handling In Person Course

  • Thursday September 28, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Friday October 6, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Thursday October 12, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Thursday October 26, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Monday November 6, 2023 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Tuesday November 14, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Wednesday November 29, 2023 1:00pm-4:00pm

Mouse Handling Video and Quiz

Identification Methods for Mice

Rat Handling In Person Course

  • Monday October 30, 2023 1:00pm-4:00pm

Rat Handling Video and Quiz

Rodent Survival Surgery Course

Rabbit Handling Video and Quiz

Successfully Managing Animal Care and Use Studies to Meet IACUC Compliance

Zoonoses of Nonhuman Primates

Zoonosis Information by Species