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NIH Guidance Regarding Writing Proposals for the Use of Animals

"How to Write An Application Involving Research Animals” Tutorial

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) have developed a web tutorial which provides a step by step guide to the preparation of an application and covers such topics as considering alternatives, obtaining assurances and IACUC approval, just in time processes, NIH review of animal subjects applications, grant awards, IACUC monitoring of awards and reporting requirements.

Although designed specifically for NIAID applicants, the information is relevant to any investigator submitting an application to the NIH for an activity involving animals.

It is available at: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/sci/animal/Pages/anitutorial.aspx.