Animal researchers need to close all aspects of their research when retiring from the university or departing for other institutions.
All faculty members need to leave forwarding information in case of questions. Please send the following to LAF, attn: Lisa Martin.
Prior to terminating IACUC protocols, all assigned animals must be:
To transfer animals to another UB faculty member, complete an Animal Transfer Request form and submit it to the LAF facility manager.
To export animals to another institution, contact the CMLAF Import/Export Manager, and complete the export form.
If the Principal Investigator (PI) is the one departing, then he/she must terminate or designate an alternate PI for all IACUC protocols.
Staff remaining at the university will need to be re-listed on a new protocol, in order to continue to work with lab animals.
You must settle any per diems and outstanding invoices prior to departure. Any unpaid invoices will be the responsibility of the department chair.
You must remove or dispose of all equipment located in an LAF animal holding room or lab-space. If you leave any equipment after your departure date, it becomes the property of the LAF and may be removed. If LAF incurs any costs in the process, we will bill the department chair.