Vertebrate Animals Section—Online Training and Resources

Funding News Edition: May 05, 2021
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Applicants and offerors, take advantage of NIH’s updated training and other guidance on how to prepare your Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS). Although some of the following VAS resources are labeled for reviewers, they can help you gain insights into what to do and what reviewers will expect to find.

Find your new VAS training options here:

The Vertebrate Animals Section page covers applicability, instructions, responsibilities, and more. It also offers tools and resources such as the following:

For more background information on animals in research, check the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) website. NIAID also offers guidance for applicants and grantees on Research Using Vertebrate Animals.

Direct your questions on the VAS to OLAW staff at Contact Us.

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