Guide For New Users

Please check your activities and the corresponding requirement and compliance. One may check more than one activity.

Animal License Application (Department of Health, HK Government)
  • Required for conducting animal experiments calculated to give pain to animals (including ear clipping in transgenic animal breeding).
  • Guide to apply
  • Please notify LAF upon the approval of the License.
AEC Protocol Approval (Animal Ethic Committee, HKUST)
  • Required for conducting any animal experiments (even if conducting euthanasia and harvesting tissues only).
  • Principle Investigator is required to submit the protocol for VPRDO approval via Tick@Lab
  • Find the guideline from here. Please contact VPRDO for further advises on AEC Protocols via the email .
  • Please notify LAF with the concerned Protocol Number upon approval.
Medical Surveillance (Health, Safety & Environment Office, HKUST)
LAF New User Training (Laboratory Animal Facility, HKUST)