The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) conducts animal care facility site visits, evaluates programs of animal care, reviews animal use proposals and ensures through staff development activities that people who work with laboratory animals are appropriately trained.
Now Available - Checklist for Projects Using Animals to inform animal users on the necessary steps to receive IACUC approval to work with animals and to obtain unescorted access to animal facilities. This form is for personal reference to assist the user in verifying that they have completed all of the mandatory requirements. The form itself is not a required submittal. For specific questions on any part of the process, please contact the Office of Animal Care and Use at 706-542-5933.
All animal use proposals are submitted to the Office of Animal Care & Use for review by IACUC.
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Use Category "A" or "D" proposals (designated review) received prior to noon on Thursdays can typically be approved by following Wednesday, if no additional information is needed or if the proposal is not referred for full IACUC review.
Use Category "B” proposals (enhanced designated) received prior to noon on Monday can typically be approved by the following Wednesday, if no additional information is needed or if the proposal is not referred for full IACUC review.
Use Category "C” proposals must be submitted for full convened committee review prior to or on the first day of the month to be considered for approval at monthly IACUC meetings. Protocols received after that date will be put on the agenda for the following month's meeting.
Note: To meet the above time lines, the protocols must have been reviewed and signed by the Attending Veterinarian at the time of submission to the IACUC office.
|Name of IACUC Member or Code||Degree/Credentials||Position Title||PHS Policy Membership Requirements|
|Gaylen Edwards||DVM, PhD||Department Head Physiology & Pharmacology||IACUC Chair|
|1 Leanne Alworth||DVM, MS, DACLAM||Asst. Director – URAR||Veterinarian|
|2||MA||Retired Librarian||Nonscientist, Nonaffiliated|
|4||PhD||Assistant Professor||Alternate Member for 14|
|6||PhD||Associate Professor||Alternate Member for 20|
|7||BS||Environmental Safety Manager|
|8 Steve Harvey||DVM, MS, DACLAM||Asst. Director – URAR||Veterinarian|
|9||DVM, PhD||Assistant Professor||Alternate Member for 21|
|11||DVM, PhD||Associate Professor||Scientist|
|12 Christopher King||DVM, DACLAM||Director of Animal Care||Veterinarian|
|13||BS||Lab Animal Tech|
|15||BS, MPA||Associate Vice President – Environmental Safety Division||Alternate Member for 7|
|16||BS||Biosafety Officer||Alternate Member for 19|
|17||BS||Animal Facilities Supervisor||Alternate Member for 13|
|18||AS, RVT, LATG||IACUC Executive Secretary|
|19||BS||Director of Biosafety|