Welcome to IACUC
The Illinois Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has been established as required by the Animal Welfare Act and Public Health Service the Humane Care and Animals. The function of the IACUC is to provide oversight and assistance in ensuring compliance to all laws, regulations, and policies governing the care and research and teaching animals.
What activities require an animal use protocol?
What training do I have to have to use animals?
Where can I get help filling out a protocol?
Approximate Time Required for Review
|Type of Review
|Pre-review by staff||2 days|
|New protocol review||28 days|
|Renewal protocol review||28 days|
|Significant amendments||26 days|
|Minor amendments||2 days|
|Full committee review||Monthly Meetings|
|Facility Inspections||Every 6 months|
|PI requested Grant verification||3 days|
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