Office of Animal Resources (OAR)/Laboratory Animal Services (LAS)

Resources formerly found via this site are available internally. 

Access the OAR/LAS Portal (secure access)

The use of animals in research is a highly regulated activity at Thomas Jefferson University. The Office of Animal Resources and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) assist the researchers with the tasks necessary to be successful in initiating and conducting animal research.  

Below is a list of activities handled by the Office of Animal Resources:

  • Purchasing
  • Creating Cage Cards
  • Transferring between protocols
  • Providing veterinary consultation
  • Maintaining financial data related to billing and usage
  • Assisting in orientation and training