Animal Care & Use

IACUC

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The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) conducts animal care facility site visits, evaluates programs of animal care, reviews animal use proposals and ensures through staff development activities that people who work with laboratory animals are appropriately trained.

For general inquiries please contact our staff at iacuc@uga.edu

 

Animal Use Proposal Submissions

All animal use proposals are submitted through Artemis to the Office of Animal Care & Use for review by IACUC.

 

Important Information for Protocol Review

IACUC Meeting DatesLast Recommended Date for Submission for Full Committee Review
June 17thApril 1st
July 15thMay 1st
August 19thJune 1st

Animal Use CategoryAverage Number of Days to Approval
A38
B57
C70
D24
These values were last calculated 08/2019.

Inspection Schedule

Inspection Date & TimeEstimated Time CommitmentContact to Participate
Lab *virtual*6/4 @ 10AM < 1 hrRM
URAR *virtual*6/5 @ 9:30 AM~ 2 hrsES
Farm6/9 @ 9AM1-2 hrsES
Lab *virtual*6/9 @ 10 AM < 1 hrRM
Farm6/11 @ 10AM< 2 hrsRM
Satellite *virtual*6/12 @ 10 AM< 2 hrsES
Satellite *virtual*date TBD (6/9-6/12)~ 2 hrsES
URAR *virtual*6/19 @ 10AM ~ 2hrsES

IACUC Primary Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
Gaylen EdwardsDVM, PhDDepartment Head, Physiology & PharmacologyIACUC Chair
1DVM, MS, DACLAMDirector, Office of Animal Care and Use; Attending VeterinarianVeterinarian
2PhDProfessor, Animal and Dairy ScienceScientist
3JDAttorneyNon-Scientist, Non-Affiliated
4PhD, MSProfessor, Poultry ScienceScientist
5DVM, PhDAssociate Professor, Infectious DiseasesScientist
6PhDProfessor, PsychologyScientist
7AS, RLATURAR Facility SupervisorMember
8PhDAssociate Professor, Cellular BiologyScientist; IACUC Vice Chair
9PhDProfessor, WildlifeScientist
10DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACLAM, CMAR, CPIADirector, University Research Animal ResourcesVeterinarian
11BS, ALATIACUC Coordinator, Office of ResearchMember
12MS, RBPBiosafety Officer, Office of ResearchMember
13BA, JDRetired Attorney, Animal Clinic ManagerNon-scientist, Non-Affiliated

IACUC Alternate Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
M1MS, RLATGSupport Services Director, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 7, 11, 12
M2BSBioresources, Laboratory Animal Technician/ BiocontainmentAlternate for 7, 11, 12
M3BS, RLATGIACUC Specialist, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 7, 11, 12
M4BS, SM (NRCM)Biosafety Manager, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 7, 11, 12

IACUC Alternate Scientists

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
S1DVM, PhDAssistant Professor, Large Animal MedicineAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S2VMD, DACVAA, DACVECCProfessor, Small Animal Medicine and SurgeryAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S3PhDAssociate Professor, Animal and Dairy ScienceAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S4PhDAssistant Research Scientist, Infectious DiseasesAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S5PhDAssociate Professor, Poultry ScienceAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S6PhDProfessor, Population HealthAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
S7PhDAssociate Professor, Population Health; Professor, Wildlife DiseaseAlternate for 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9

IACUC Alternate Veterinarians

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
V1DVM, DACLAMVP for Research Compliance, Office of ResearchAlternate for 1, 10
V2MS, DVM, PhDClinical Veterinarian, URARAlternate for 1, 10
V3DVM, MS, DACLAMAssistant Director, URARAlternate for 1, 10