Marquette's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
is responsible for the oversight and evaluation of animal-related activities at the university. The IACUC members are assigned by the University’s Institutional Official and consist of at least one scientist, one veterinarian, one non-scientist, and one non-affiliated member. As required, at least five members serve on the IACUC. In addition to the IACUC, there is also a Chief Executive Officer, Institutional Official, facility directors, animal facilities director, animal facility supervisor, animal care technicians, and students who are all involved with animal use and care at Marquette.
The primary functions of the Marquette IACUC include a semiannual inspection of facilities and evaluation of programs and animal-activity areas, submission of reports to the Institutional Official, review of proposed uses of animals in research, testing, or education (i.e., protocols), and establishment of a mechanism for receipt and review of concerns involving the care and use of animals at the institution.
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee meets monthly on the following dates:
|March 19, 2013
||September - TBA
|April 16, 2013
||October - TBA
|May 21, 2013
||November - TBA
|June - TBA
||December - TBA
|July - TBA
|August - TBA
**NOTE TO RESEARCHERS: Protocols must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the meeting at which you would like your protocol evaluated**
IACUC Guidelines on Research Collaboration
Please contact the ARC for the work chart and record keeping on equipement.