Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Program

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The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Program 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 responsible for reviewing and approving requests to use live 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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Protocol amendments
Memoranda of understanding
Continuing reviews
Expiring protocols
Semi-annual lab inspections
Post-approval monitoring
Welfare and non-compliance
New protocol submissions
Issues with web forms

Personnel Amendments
CITI training

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