Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Associate Vice President for Research and Research Compliance Officer

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for The University of Texas at Tyler (UT 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.


This website is under review. Please email Dr. Anna Kurdowska to request the most current forms.

IACUC requires all researchers (including students) to fill out this form when preparing to work with animals. This form in part satisfies IACUC's responsibility to maintain a safe working environment for the researchers as well as the animals. This form should be completed and returned via email prior to the start of your experiments.


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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