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UCM Animal Care and Use (IACUC)
The University of Central Missouri’s (UCM) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is dedicated to the humane care and use of animals in activities related to research and teaching conducted at UCM or by individuals associated with the university. The IACUC is guided by federal regulations and ethical principles intended to ensure the humane care and use of animals in research and teaching. All research and teaching involving vertebrate animals that is conducted or authorized under the jurisdiction of UCM is subject to review by the IACUC.
IACUC - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Submission Process:
1. Consult with Dr. Lankford or Mr. Metcalf for guidance in completing protocol forms
2. Submit protocol forms electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and carbon copy: email@example.com at least five days prior to meeting
3. Complete CITI Training as required prior to approval.
Tentative meeting dates: The third Thursday of September, February and May each year at 4pm.
Members of the IACUC Committee
|John Cole||ex officio||2015|
|Janice Putnam||ex officio||2016|
Reporting Concerns for Animal Research - The UCM IACUC recommends that concerns related to noncompliance first be discussed with one's supervisor, since many instances can be corrected within the research team. Alternatively, the IACUC Compliance Officer may be contacted at (660) 543 4327 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.