Animal Ordering and Billing
How to Get Animals
If the animals are coming from an approved vendor and are to be housed in one of the DAR Managed Animal Facilities—complete an animal order request in the DAR BIO Access system. Instructions can be found here.
NIA and NCI animal orders to be submitted to DAR no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday for next week delivery. All other animal orders to be submitted by 12:00 p.m. Wednesday for next week delivery. All animal orders received by the current week's deadline should expect an email order confirmation that week by 12:00 p.m. that Friday.
Lab Animal Vendors Commonly Used
The vendors listed below are a trusted source for lab research animals and the most frequently used by researchers on campus. Links provided for your reference. All animal orders must be placed following the instructions listed above.
The Jackson Laboratory (jax.org)
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How does DAR determine what C-FOAPAL to charge when animals are ordered?
PIs must enter the CFOP information into the DAR BIO system, see the DAR BIO instructions.
When does the C-FOAPAL change?
The same C-FOAPAL will continue to be billed until changed in the DAR BIO system by the PI see DAR BIO instructions.
How do I request a change in the C-FOAPAL currently being billed?
PIs must enter updates to CFOP information into the DAR BIO system, see the DAR BIO instructions.
What is the time frame to change a FOAP for billing?
The CFOP must changed in the DAR BIO system by the PI no later than the 15th of the month that the CFOP ends. The PI’s business office will be responsible for making any corrections billed to the PI's account if not changed in a timely manner.