Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Purpose

This committee will serve to review any research proposals or other activities including educational that involve the use of non-human vertebrate animals..

Composition

The committee will be composed of the following members:

  • 3 faculty members from the Department of Natural Sciences (1 must be a scientist experienced in research involving animals)
  • 2 faculty members from an Academic Unit other than Department of Natural Sciences
  • 1 Veterinarian from the Department of Natural Sciences

Members serve three-year terms.

Duties

The IACUC will ensure that research procedures and protocols follow Federal guidelines for animal care, including but not limited to the inspection of animal holding facilities and on-site visitations for field based work. In accordance with the Animal Welfare Act (PL-89-545 and its subsequent amendments) every institution that uses vertebrates in research, testing and/or education must have an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee in place to oversee the use of these animals.

2019-2020 Members

  • Academic Unit Representatives
    • Dr. Allen Fuller, Programs in Math, Computer Science & Engineering
    • Dr. Doug Davis, Department of Humanities
  • Members from the Department of Natural Sciences
    • Prof. Wendy Martin
    • Prof. Melissa Harrison
    • Dr. Cori Newton
  • Student Member: TBD
  • Veterinarian: TBD

View 2018-2019 Committee Members

View 2017-2018 Committee Members

View 2016-2017 Committee Members

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