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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Office of Research and Technology Transfer

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for The University of Texas at Tyler, in cooperation with research scientists and veterinarians, ensures that all research and teaching protocols using live vertebrate animals are designed and carried out in a humane manner that complies with all applicable laws, policies, and guidelines. The IACUC oversees the use of animals by investigators who are committed to the highest level of ethical standards in conducting research or teaching, as well as the highest level of care for animals used in research.

Documents/Forms

Training

All Principal Investigators (PI), Co-Investigators (Co-PI), and students are required to complete safety training before any IACUC submissions are approved.  Successful completion of the training is valid for a period of three (3) years.

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