Animal Subjects/IACUC

Where available, the IACUC requires animal users to follow NIH ARAC Guidelines that apply to the project. For Diet Control in Behavioral Animal Studies - see Guidelines 

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Where available, the IACUC requires animal users to follow NIH ARAC guidelines that apply to the project.

 

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Guidelines developed by NIH ARAC to assist investigators in research involving euthanasia of rodents using carbon dioxide.

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Where available, the IACUC requires that animal users follow NIH ARAC Guidelines that apply to the project. See Guidelines for the Use of Rodent Fetuses or Neonates

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Where available, the IACUC requires animal users to follow NIH Guidelines that apply to the project. See Guidelines for the Genotyping of Mice and Rats

 

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Where available, the IACUC requires animal users to follow NIH ARAC guidelines that apply to the project.

These guidelines have been developed to assist investigators and National Institutes of Health Animal Care and Use Committees in their choice and application of survival rodent bleeding techniques.

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What are the members of the IACUC and how are they appointed?

The University's IACUC membership includes three veterinarians (a local practitioner with research and laboratory animal care experience, a large animal veterinarian and the Campus Attending Veterinarian), one non-affiliated member from the local community, non-scientists, the Director of Animal Care, the Director of Laboratory Safety in Environmental Health and Safety, the Research Compliance Coordinator and scientists/faculty members who conduct research and teach.

How often does the IACUC meet?

The committee meets every month to review animal use protocols and to discuss other aspects of the animal care and use program at the University. The committee may schedule additional meetings as needed. Sub-committees if the IACUC meet every six months to conduct semi-annual inspections of the animal facilities and animal use areas, and review the animal care and use program.

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