IACUC’s Responsibilities

Animal Care and Use Committee

Responsibilities of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

  • Set up policies

  • Ensure that activities of CAF and researchers comply with law and regulations, and meet ethical standards

  • Communicate and coordinate with IO, CAF director, AV and OHS advisor

  • Deal with animal welfare concerns

  • Review animal protocols and give permission to use animals for scientific purposes

  • Perform post approval monitoring (PAM) of research projects

  • Perform facility inspections and program review (FIPR)