Boilerplate—Facilities and Resources Laboratory The PI’s laboratory comprises xxx sq ft of floor space and has separate areas for cell culture, xx, xx, and xx. A laminar hood is available for sterile work. Glassware racks are easily accessible, and reagents are kept in appropriate cupboard or refrigerator space. The following items of small laboratory equipment are present in the PI’s lab: xx, xx, xx, etc., etc. Computer The PI has a xx desktop with xx monitor and xx GHz of storage. The computer is equipped with standard office software and is connected to a dedicated printer but also can send files to a high-speed color printer and fax machine. The computer is connected to the campus network and has access to the Ohio Supercomputer and the Internet through secure systems. The laboratory also has xx general purpose computers with all necessary software and networked to the available printers Office The PI’s 10’ x 10’ office is equipped with locking file cabinets, desk, and bookcase. It is located . . . (in laboratory suite, next to lab, across hall, ??). Lab personnel share office space in . . . and computers and desk space are available for graduate students. Animal The UT HSC animal care program uses the ILAR publication, The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 2011), as a basis for operation. The program is accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALACI) and is in compliance with all municipal, state and federal laws and regulations governing animal research. The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is constituted with regard to and is operated in accordance with the USDA and HHS standards and policies. The animal care facility is a centralized resource called the Department of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR). It is directed by a full-time veterinarian, Philip Robinson, D.V.M., who is a member of the American College of Zoological Medicine. DLAR management and staff are responsible for care, husbandry, and veterinary medicine for all teaching and research animals housed within the unit. The DLAR facilities are centralized in the Health Education Building with an additional small core of rooms located in the Block Health Science Building. DLAR maintains rooms, equipment and trained personnel for the maintenance of most common laboratory animal species. Cagewashing, postmortem, and storage areas are available. Specialized facilities for survival surgery, intensive care and biohazard containment are available. Microbiological barrier facilities are available for hazard containment and for protection of rodents from murine pathogens. Other Stock room for standard lab supplies Glass room Machine room Freezers and refrigerators Et al.