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Ravid Lab Training

First steps:

Please proceed with the following:

1)    Arrange to meet Ms. Nancy Clinton:
Administrative Manager, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute
700 Albany Street, W-Cab
Tel: 617 638-4887
E-mail: nclinton@bu.edu

Ask about:

2a)         Contact Human Resources to obtain BU ID and Health Form

2b)         E-mail address:  http://www.bu.edu/tech/accounts/email/

3)   Orientation / Approval – Radiation, ask Radiation Officer

Radiation Safety Training: MANDATORY


4)   Orientation / Lab Safety Training – ask Chemical Safety Officer

Lab Safety Training: MANDATORY

Sign up & check schedule here:


5)   Orientation / Approval – Lab Animal Science Center (LASC) – refer to websites below

LASC Homepage:


LASC Training Resources: http://www.bu.edu/research/compliance/lacu/training.shtml

New Researcher Orientation: MANDATORY

Sign up here:  http://www.bu.edu/orctraining/animal/getting-started-with-animals-on-the-bumc/

6)   Review of Safety Procedures in the lab

15-30 min with our Chemical Officer

15-30 min with our Radiation Officer

7)   Proper usage of Tissue Culture Room


Contact Information for Training Compliance

  1. LASC Orientation: http://www.bu.edu/animalcare/home/lasc-bumc/

    New Researcher Orientation Session

  1. OEM Clearance: OEM, x8-8400
  2. N95 Fit-testing: OEH&S, x8-8830 (these are held on Mondays, so call beforehand to ensure you are able to attend)
  3. Lab Safety Training: http://www.bu.edu/orctraining/ehs/research-safety-training/lab-safety-training-schedule/

    Lab Safety

  1. ABSL-2 Training: Sergio Moura,  smoura@bu.edu, x8-0188

IACUC Training: http://www.bu.edu/orctraining/animal/iacuc/

For Post Docs: obtain an eRA Common ID (needed for NIH grant support/application)

Contact Nabil Lamriben (lamriben@bu.edu; Operations Coordinator, Department Pre-Award Med Campus; Phone: 617-638-4600) and Nancy Clinton (nclinton@bu.edu) with your BU ID and request for eRA Common ID number.

May 8, 2013
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine