Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) provides institutional review of research involving animal subjects. It was formed to comply with the certification procedures of the United Sates Department of Agriculture, the National Institute of Health (NIH), American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animals Care (AAALAC) and other agencies, as required by the University. Specific regulations deal with keeping the University, its faculty, staff and students, in compliance with all laws, federal and state, that apply to procurement, transportation, housing, handling, treatment, sanitation, nutrition, experimentation, exhibition, instruction, destruction and disposal of any or all animals. For more information, please go to: http://oacu.od.nih.gov.