Compliance Unit Standard Procedures (CUSP)
What is CUSP?
CUSP or “Compliance Unit Standard Procedures” is a multi-institutional initiative in collaboration with FDP to develop an online resource where participating institutions can share standard procedures used in animal care protocols. CUSP hopes to relieve administrative burden and increase inter-institutional communication between researchers and regulators while improving animal care through the promulgation of procedures that have proven to meet the standards of IACUC’s, veterinarians, researchers, and national regulatory bodies.
GOAL: To create an online repository where institutions can share standard procedures used in animal care protocols with the broader animal welfare compliance community.