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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Purpose or Function: All activities involving research, teaching and testing utilizing vertebrate animals come under the purview of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. The committee has the primary responsibility for maintaining standards of research involving the humane care and use of animals in research and teaching and to ensure compliance with guidelines and regulations.

Membership: Members are appointed by the Vice President for Research, Commercialization and Outreach for four-year terms. Membership must include a veterinarian, a community representative, a non-scientific representative from the University, and a minimum of two scientific representatives from the University. Scientific members should have experience with and/or knowledge of animal research or teaching and applicable guidelines.

Chair: Elected for a two-year term by the Committee.

Responsible University Official: Vice President for Research, Commercialization, and Outreach

Name

Membership

Term, if applicable

Riccardo Mozzachiodi (Chair)

University Scientific Representative

Aug - 2018

Sheng, Jian

University Scientific Representative

Aug - 2021

Withers, Kim

University Scientific Representative

Aug - 2021

Sparks, Jean

University Scientific Representative

Aug - 2018

Anderson, Jennifer

University Non-Scientific Representative

Aug - 2018

Posey, Doug

Veterinarian

N/A

Prevratil, Debbie

Community Member

N/A

Last Updated: 06/01/2017