ACUC*: Working together to support good science and animal welfare
This light blue poster depicts the diverse members of an Animal Care and Use Committee and associated guides. In the left upper quadrant of the poster is a list of member titles, support documents and organizations with a dot of color to the left of each title. The list includes a red dot for “Scientists” an orange dot with “Non-Scientists”, yellow dot – Veterinarians, mustard dot – Safety Specialists, green dot – ACUC Coordinators, aqua dot – Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, blue dot – Public Health Service Policy”, light purple dot – Animal Welfare Regulations, dark purple dot – AAALAC International Accreditation. The upper right quadrant has a rack holding test tubes partially filled with colored liquids matching the list dots. Below the rack is a mouse sitting on an overturned beaker and pouring a tube of red liquid into a bell shaped container that has all the rest of the colors displayed in a rainbow formation inside the container. At the bottom of the poster to the left of the beaker is an asterisk followed by the words “Animal Care and Use Committee”. The subtitle is, “A Program Sponsored by The NIH Animal Care and Use Committee, 496-5424.” The OACU and the NIH logos are also shown.