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IACUC

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee

The Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) ensures institutional compliance with federal regulations that govern animal care and use for all research, teaching, and training projects.

Animal Care and Use Protocol Amendment
DOC
Analgesia Species Formulary
DOC
Anesthesia Species Formulary
DOC
Boston/Medford/HNRCA Animal Protocol Transfer
DOC
Cadaver Use Form
DOC
Change in PI
DOC
Congruency Request Form
DOC
Grafton Animal Protocol Transfer
PDF
Animal Care and Use Protocol
DOC
Supplement L (Change in Location for Animal Use)
DOC
Supplement P (to Add Personnel)
DOC

Acronyms

  • AAALAC – Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, Intl.
  • APHIS – Animal Plant Health Inspection Service
  • AR – Annual Renewal
  • AWA – Animal Welfare Act
  • CBU – Comparative Biology Unit (HNRCA)
  • DLAM –  Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine (Boston, Medford) (switched to Tufts CMS)
  • IACUC –  Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • IO – Institutional Official
  • LAMS – Laboratory Animal Medicine Services (Grafton)
  • MACU – Mandatory Animal Care and Use training
  • NIH – National Institutes of Health
  • OHS – Occupational Health and Safety assessment
  • OLAW – Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
  • PHS – Public Health Service
  • RSS – Rodent Survival Surgery training
  • Tufts CMS – Tufts Comparative Medicine Services (DLAM)
  • USDA – United States Department of Agriculture
  • VAS – Vertebrate Animal Section