Insitutional Animal Care and Use Committee

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the University's animal care and use program ensuring the appropriate care, use and humane treatment of animals used for research, testing and teaching. The IACUC is also responsible for reviewing and approving requests to use vertebrate animals, and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations. The IACUC performs inspections of all areas where animals are housed and used, and oversees training and educational programs. The IACUC serves as a resource to investigators, research staff, students and administrators, providing guidance in planning and conducting all animal activities with the highest scientific, humane, and ethical principles.

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