New Research Faculty / Staff / Students


Occupational Health

Continuing Education / Career Development

Authorized In-House Trainer

The Animal Laboratory Training Coordinator, Amanda Dillard, assembles training programs and provides direct training to laboratory, teaching and husbandry staff on procedures as well as the care and handling of animals.

Additional one-on-one, tailored training is available for lab staff (e.g. animal identification techniques, blood collection, injections, anesthesia, and monitoring, handling and restraint, husbandry and care, sex differentiation, humane euthanasia, etc.).


AALAS Learning Library

Access the Learning Library at the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) via your personal home page in eIACUC.

Hands-On Training

We offer hands-on training for all species.  This includes basic handling, blood collection, gavage, injections, aseptic technique, anesthesia, euthanasia, and many more. 

Training Logs  

Research personnel must maintain an Individual Training Log in order to comply with the expectations set forth in the most recent Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. 

Your “Profile” page in eIACUC allows you to upload training certificates directly to your eIACUC training profile.  

  1. Login to eIACUC   
  2. Click on the Profile tab in the center of the page
  3. Click on your name to bring up your profile
  4. Use the activity button “Upload Training Certificates-Documents” 


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There is no replacement for hands-on training by a competent instructor for learning new procedures in live animals, whether in a formal workshop or less formally from colleague-to-colleague.
Since each person who touches a research animal must be authorized to do so, the following guidance describes four compliant methods endorsed by the WF Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for working with a trainer.