Protocols must be submitted at least four (4) weeks prior to a scheduled meeting. Submit the protocol either electronically to the IACUC Administrator or deliver signed protocol to Miller Center, Room 204K:
MINOR changes to an approved IACUC protocol can be requested by submitting the Change in Protocol form to the IACUC Administrator. SIGNIFICANT changes require the submission of a new protocol. Final determination of whether a minor or significant change will be made by the IACUC.
Protocols can initially be approved for one year with up to two one-year renewals if a Continuing Review Report is submitted to the IACUC and approved. After three years or when the project is complete, whichever comes first, a Final Report is to be completed. Submit either report to the IACUC Administrator:
Primary oversight responsibilities of the animal care and use program rest with the institutional official, the attending veterinarian and the IACUC. Together they establish policies and assurances, ensure regulatory compliance, monitor program performance and support basic science and biomedical research and teaching activities involving the use of live vertebrate animals.