Helpful Hints for Working with the Core

Instructions for Transferring Mice into the Behavioral Core

  • Mice must be transferred by DLAR! 
  • All transfers require 5 business days, and DLAR does not do transfers on Wednesday or Friday unless conditions are exceptional.  Please plan accordingly!
  • Please use the online scheduling tool:

http://labanimal.duke.edu/modules/online_forms/index.php?id=10

  • From this link, select “Access to Online Request.”
  • Click on “Animal” in the top grey headings.
  • Click “Location Transfer” on the left sidebar.
  • Under “Duke PI from,” fill in your PI’s information and all appropriate contact info.
  • Under the “Duke PI for” heading:

If you will be keeping your mice on your PI’s protocol:

 

If you will be transferring mice to the core’s protocol:

  • Select your PI name and the appropriate protocol that gives you permission to use the mice in the Core facility
  • Choose LSRC as “Building For”
  • Choose LSRC-C021 as “Room For”
  • Under “Contact email” enter: rodri007@mc.duke.edu, christopher.means@dm.duke.edu (separate by comma)
  • If your mice are on a special diet, or require special handling or bedding, make a note of that under “Transfer Details” and notify Lindsey Morgan, DLAR operations manager for the core (lindsey.morgan@dm.duke.edu)
  • Select “Wetsel, William” from the drop-down menu.
  • Select protocol number A206-11-08
  • Enter your fund code in the “Other Fund Code” area.  If you select one of Dr. Wetsel’s fund codes, transfer will be delayed.
  • Choose LSRC as “Building For”
  • Choose LSRC-C021 as “Room For”
  • Under “Contact email” enter: rodri007@mc.duke.edu, christopher.means@dm.duke.edu (separate by comma)
  • If your mice are on a special diet, or require special handling or bedding, make a note of that under “Transfer Details” and notify Lindsey Morgan, DLAR operations manager for the core (lindsey.morgan@dm.duke.edu)