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IACUC Committee Review Process

IACUC Review Process

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* If the committee does not approve the revised protocol a revised application will be requested, the applicant can then choose to revise the protocol or withdraw the application.  A protocol must receive approval before vertebrate animals can be used in research.

Note:  Some funding agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health, will not review grant proposals that lack the necessary institutional approval. Thus, it is strongly recommended that you contact the committee as early as possible in the project planning stage if external funding will be involved. 

See the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee web site for protocol and other forms, detailed animal care guidelines, and policies.

The committee meets once per month if they have received, please contact iacuc@siu.edu for further information.

Contact Information:

Karen Rowland
Secretary, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Woody Hall C-214
iacuc@siu.edu
618-453-4533