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Getting Started

Important Forms and Links
Click the links below for more information.    

Grant Proposal Facilities Document

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for RBC

WVU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC)

Citi Training

Animal Health Questionnaire


  1. Contact Dr. James Walton (RBC Director) for equipment use approval and access
  2. Submit a copy of your approved ACUC animal protocol
    • The Standard Operating Procedure (#15-003) detailing the behavioral tests available in the RBC can be referenced in your ACUC documents
  3. Sign up for equipment use on RBC Google Calendar
  4. Complete any required regulatory or WVU training
    1. Citi Modules
    2. OLAR Training and Health Questionnaire
    3. Behavior test-specific training
  5. Conduct a pre-test behavior space and equipment walk-through with Dr. Walton
  6. Conduct your experiments and get great data!