FLSC MISSION STATEMENT

                                    The mission of FLSC is to foster and support biomedical research and instruction at the University of Notre Dame by:
                                    * Ensuring a humane animal care and use program that meets the needs of faculty, staff and students.
                                    * Complying with regulations, nationally accepted guidelines and accreditation standards pertaining to the use of animals in research and instruction.
                                    * Advancing knowledge in laboratory animal science.
                                    This mission will be accomplished in a timely and effective manner by a skilled staff who:
                                    * Monitors and evaluates the University animal care and use program on behalf of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC),
                                    * Provide an animal husbandry and technical support program.
                                    * Develop and implement strategies for environmental enrichment of animals.
                                    * Foster public understanding regarding the use of animals in research and teaching.
                                    * Provide a program of veterinary care that utilizes current best practices.
                                    * Provide knowledgeable advice and consultation on construction and renovation of animal- related housing and support spaces.
                                    * Provide and encourages continuing education for personnel who care for and use animals in research and education.
                                    * Foster a positive, supportive, and safe working environment for all personnel.
LOBUND-Wistar rats

Freimann Life Science Center can be contacted at :
e-mail: ndflsc.ndflsc.1@nd.edu
phone:  574-631-6085
FAX : 574-631-4519
Last Updated 9/30/10




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