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
March 21stDecember 1st
April 18thJanuary 1st
May 16thFebruary 1st
June 20thMarch 1st

Animal Use CategoryAverage Number of Days to Approval
*These values were last calculated 01/2019.
A30
B46
C82
D25

Inspection Schedule

Inspection Date & TimeEstimated Time CommitmentVolunteersContact to Participate
Farm4/16 @ 2PM< 3 hrsRM
URAR4/22 @ 9AM~ 3 hrs2RM
URAR4/23 @ 9AM< 3 hrsRM
URAR4/23 @ 2PM< 1 hrRM
URAR4/24 @ 9AM~ 3 hrsES
URAR4/25 @ 9AM< 3 hrsES
Satellite4/25 @ 2PM< 1 hrES
Satellite4/30 @ 10AM< 1 hr ES
Satellite5/1 @ 10AM< 1 hr2RM
Satellite5/2 @ 8AMall day ES
Farm5/7 @ 9AM> 3 hrsES
Farm5/8 @ 9AM> 2 hr ES
Farm6/6 @ 9:30AM> 2 hr1RM
Farm6/12 @ 10AM~ 2hrRM

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
4DVM, MS, DACLAMAsst. Director, University Research Animal ResourcesVeterinarian
5DVM, PhDAssociate Professor, Infectious DiseasesScientist
6PhDProfessor, PsychologyScientist
7AS, RLATURAR Facility SupervisorNon-Scientist
8PhDAssociate Professor, Cellular BiologyScientist; IACUC Vice Chair
9PhDProfessor, WildlifeScientist
10BS, RALATIACUC Coordinator, Office of ResearchNon-Scientist
11MS, RBPBiosafety OfficerNon-Scientist
12BA, JDRetired Attorney, Animal Clinic ManagerNon-scientist, Non-Affiliated
13PhDProfessor, Poultry ScienceScientist

IACUC Alternate Community Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
C1MARetired LibrarianAlternate for Member 3

IACUC Alternate Non-Scientist Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
N1BSDirector of EHS Technical ServicesAlternate for Members 6, 9, 10
N2BS, RLATGSupport Services Director, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 6, 9, 10
N3BS, RLATIACUC Associate, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 6, 9, 10
N4BS, SM (NRCM)Biosafety Manager, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 6, 9, 10

IACUC Alternate Scientist Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
S1DVM, PhDAssistant Professor, Large Animal MedicineAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S2VMD, DACVAA, DACVECCProfessor, Small Animal Medicine and SurgeryAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S3PhDAssociate Professor, Animal and Dairy ScienceAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S4PhDProfessor, Poultry ScienceAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S5PhDAssistant Research Scientist, Infectious DiseasesAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S6PhDAssociate Professor, Wildlife ManagementAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S7PhDAssociate Professor, Poultry ScienceAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S8PhDProfessor, Population HealthAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11
S9PhDAssociate Professor, Population Health; Professor, Wildlife DiseaseAlternate for Members 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11

IACUC Alternate Veterinarian Members

Name of Member or CodeDegree/CredentialPosition TitlePHS Policy Membership Requirements
V1DVM, MS, DACLAMAsst. Director, University Research Animal ResourcesAlternate for Members 1, 12
V2DVM, DACLAMVP for Research Compliance, Office of ResearchAlternate for Members 1, 12