Protocol, Process and Forms

According to PHS Policy, the IACUC is required to review and approve, require modifications in, or withhold approval of activities related to the care and use of vertebrate animals. The IACUC is also charged with conducting continuing review of each previously approved, ongoing activity. The PHS Policy outlines specific requirements for the IACUC review process and animal use protocol components. The flowchart below was designed to simplify the IACUC review process for investigators by providing a roadmap with relevant links, steps, and components required for approval.

Protocol Prep Flowchart

New Protocol Forms

EHS Supplement Form: If requested, for use of biological and chemical materials, pharmaceuticals, controlled substances, radioactive materials.

Changes and Maintenance to Protocols

Miscellaneous Forms

Lit Search Links

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