IACUC Review of Protocol Process:

  • Principal investigator submits the completed Animal Care and Use protocol to the IACUC Administrator to initiate the review process, following the deadline for protocol submissions.
  • IACUC Administrator contacts the attending veterinarian and vivarium manager for initial review; IACUC Administrator reviews also. (min. 1 week review time)
  • IACUC Administrator provides initial review feedback to principal investigator who responds to changes either via email or an updated protocol. If significant changes, an updated protocol may be requested.
  • IACUC Administrator contacts IACUC members for review of revised protocol. (min. 1 week review time)
  • If time allows, the IACUC Administrator provides committee feedback to principal investigator who responds to changes either via email or an updated protocol. If significant changes, an updated protocol may be requested.
  • IACUC Administrator submits revised protocol to IACUC members for review. (min. 1 week review time)
  • Protocol added to the agenda of the next IACUC meeting for protocol review and/or approval. The principal investigator may be asked to attend the meeting.