Office of Research

Office of Research

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)

The IACUC is a federally mandated committee that is responsible for oversight and evaluation of the entire FIT animal care and use program and its components. Its functions include review and approval of proposed animal use and of proposed significant changes to animal use, regular inspections of facilities and animal use areas, regular review of the program, ongoing assessment of animal care and use, and review of of concerns involving the care and use of animals at FIT. IACUC approval is required before any vertebrate animal activities begin.

Visit the Forms page for protocol documents and additional animal use forms.

Submit completed forms to Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

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Animal Concerns

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PHS Assurance Number

D16-00152 (previously A3239-01)