The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees all aspects of animal use in research and teaching, including protocol review and approval, animal facilities inspections and personnel training.

Composition of the IACUC

The members of the IACUC are appointed by the institutional official (IO) and include:

Members are appointed for three-year renewable terms. The chair of the committee is appointed by the IO from the members of the committee.

Responsibilities of the IACUC

The IACUC oversees the university’s compliance with all applicable federal, state and institutional policies, laws and regulations. The committee

The IACUC is authorized to suspend an activity involving animals in accordance with applicable policies and regulations.

The IACUC maintains communication with other university committees that have related responsibilities.