CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH

July 24, 2017


All ACADEMICS AND STAFF AT UC SAN DIEGO

SUBJECT:   : Appointment - Kristen Anderson-Vicino as Director of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kristen Anderson-Vicino, as the new Director of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Office in Research Affairs.

Kristen has a Bachelorís of Science in Animal Science and a Masterís of Science in Comparative Pathology. Kristen comes to us with more than 10 years of experience at UC San Diego, most recently at the IACUC Office, where she served as the Research Compliance Supervisor. In that role, she supervised the professional animal welfare staff, reviewed protocol submissions to ensure adherence to animal welfare laws and regulations, evaluated animal housing and health conditions in laboratories, vivaria, aquaria and farm campuses to ensure compliance with the required standards, interfaced with multiple governmental agencies that regulate animal research and most recently participated in the successful accreditation of UC San Diego by AAALAC.

For the IACUC Office, Kristen will ensure campus compliance with UC policy, state law and federal regulations pertaining to animal research. She will also provide expertise in policy and regulation interpretation to faculty, administrators and other staff as well as support the IACUC committee. We are fortunate to have her on our team and ask you to join us in welcoming her in this new position.



Sandra A. Brown
Vice Chancellor for Research