Research Administration Office

University of California

Memo Operating Requirement

No. 86-10

May 20, 1986

Subject: Animal Assurance Numbers

Pursuant to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guide issued July 25, 1985, Volume 14, Number 8, Institutional Animal Welfare Assurance numbers should be referenced when submitting letter verification of review board approval of proposed research projects or other activities involving the care and use of animals.

The following lists the Animal Assurance numbers previously assigned and currently in effect for the University of California:

INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE ASSURANCE NUMBERS

Los Angeles.......................................A1440

Riverside...........................................A1405

San Diego..........................................A1555

San Francisco....................................A1234

Santa Barbara....................................A0700

Santa Cruz.........................................A1150

Irvine.................................................A1151

California College of Medicine...........[blank]

School of Biological Sciences.............[blank]

Davis..................................................A1612

Berkeley.............................................A1573

Los Alamos........................................A3036

Lawrence Livermore...........................A1816

Lawrence Berkeley.............................A1882

Enclosure I is a copy of the NIH Guide page showing a sample verification letter. As instructed, institutions are to reference the old assurance number until the new numbers are assigned based upon the new assurance materials submitted January 1, 1986. Some delay is expected before such new numbers are available.

Refer: Barbara Yoder

ATSS 8-582-2886

(415) 642-2886

Subject Index: 02, 18

Organization Index: F-350, U-115

David F. Mears

University Contracts and Grants

Coordinator

Enclosure

cc: Belle Cole