Biologic Resources Laboratory
1840 West Taylor St., MC 533
Chicago, IL 60612-7348
Regular business hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Taylor Street receiving dock hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
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BRL Business Office/ Facility Access email@example.com (312) 996-7040 Animal Orders and Shipments firstname.lastname@example.org (312) 996-7040 Receiving Office email@example.com (312) 996-1222 Surgery/Radiology firstname.lastname@example.org (312) 996-6857 Diagnostic Laboratory email@example.com (312) 996-2404
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Reporting Animal Concerns
Any questions or concerns regarding the care and/or welfare of an animal, an investigative project or any aspect of the UIC Animal Care Program can be reported to the Director of the Biologic Resources Laboratory, the Director of the Office of Animal Care and Institutional Biosafety, the Chair of the Animal Care Committee, or the University Ethics Officer. In accordance with UIC Policy, all concerns will be addressed in a manner that maintains anonymity. Contact information for Animal Concerns.
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Veterinary Animal Emergencies
For assistance with animals needing immediate veterinary care and/or euthanasia during the workday, please contact the BRL veterinarian, supervisor or laboratory animal health technician responsible for the animal facility in which your animals are housed.
For assistance with animals needing immediate veterinary care and/or euthanasia afterhours, weekends or holidays contact the on-call BRL veterinarian. Contact information for the on-call BRL veterinarian can be found at (312) 413-0057.
Public Safety Emergencies
The UIC Chicago Police Department is responsible for providing for the safety and security of the campus and its surrounding neighborhoods. For emergencies related to security, safety or fire call: 5-5555 (on-campus) or (312) 355-5555 (off-campus). For non-emergencies call 6-2830 (on-campus) or 312-413-9323 (off-campus).
Physical Plant Emergencies
The UIC Facilities Management (FM) department is responsible for maintaining and servicing buildings and building infrastructure on campus. Should building problems arise during the workday, such as floods, elevator breakdowns, leaks, loss of power and faulty exterior door locks or closures, either notify the supervisor or laboratory animal health technician responsible for the animal facility or call FM at (312) 996-7511. Afterhours, weekends or holidays contact FM at (312) 996-7511 or (312) 996-7180.
Health and Safety Emergencies
The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO) is responsible for ensuring that the UIC campus environment is healthy and safe for students, employees and visitors. Should a health and safety concern arise such as a chemical, biological or radioactive material spill, call EHSO during the work day at (312) 996-4711 or (312) 996-7133. Afterhours, weekends or holidays contact EHSO at (312) 996-7411.