Training resources

CITI – Syracuse University subscribes to Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, a web-based training program that provides educational content to help the Animal Care and Use program meet training requirements. More information about what specific training each individual is required to complete is available in New PI, New Lab Member , Getting Started, or through the individual lab’s manager or PI.

Additional resources

This following links are hosted by the NIH/OLAW and offer free PDF versions of the regulatory guidance documents that are imperative to keeping our program compliant.

Continuing education resources

Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is one of the most valued providers of continuing education opportunities for the veterinary community.


We host a broad range of programs ranging from on-site, on-line, major conferences, and month-long immersive programs.

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) Online Seminars

OLAW Online Seminars program is a free webinar series to help Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) and Institutional Officials (IOs) explore their responsibilities in the oversight of PHS-funded research that involves the use of live vertebrate animals.

Although real-time participation is limited to personnel at PHS-Assured institutions, the public is invited to view the recorded versions posted under Education Resources.


Upstate New York Branch of AALAS (UNYB)
The Upstate New York Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science are researchers, veterinarians, technicians, administrative and support persons involved with Lab Animal Research in the Upstate New York area. A dedicated group of individuals, are goals are to provide:
continuing education opportunities
a supportive networking environment
recognition of accomplishments through awards
a fun social environment!
All of these are accomplished through our quarterly newsletter and meetings, held on the third Wednesday of January, March, September and November.
For more information, please contact us and arrange for a visit to our meetings!