The VSC uses AnimalTrax to process many VSC requests, such as animal ordering, requesting housing transfers, census management using information imported from your APLAC protocol. Some of the key features are:

  • Submitting animal requisitions online
  • Online PTA management (add PTAs based on each protocol you have assigned)
  • Real-time tracking of the number of animals available for ordering
  • Monthly invoices sent to your financial contacts
  • Automated census and cage tracking via green RFID cards
  • Email notifications of animal deliveries

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Happy New Year! 

January 4, 2023

Please note that Splitting/Weaning sheets and stickers are currently on hold as the VSC administrative office is closed due to upcoming severe storm warnings. We will approve and print sticker sheets on Friday, January 6th, 2023. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

One-on-One Training for Researchers

One-on-One Training will be unavailable beginning Friday, December 2nd. Training requests will resume beginning Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

Are you a new researcher and need some help with learning how to use AnimalTrax for your lab? Learn how to submit animal orders, internal/external transfers, split/wean guidelines, reports, and more. Training is specialized for your lab's needs.

Offered every Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, excluding Stanford Holidays upon request via zoom or in person for you and/or your lab - no charge.

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