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
December 20thSeptember 1st
January 17thOctober 1st
February 21stNovember 1st
March 21stDecember 1st

Animal Use CategoryAverage Number of Days to Approval
*These values were last calculated 06/2018.
A24
B40
C62
D19

Inspection Schedule

Inspection Date & TimeEstimated Time CommitmentVolunteersContact to Participate
Farm12/6 @ 9AM> 2 hrsES
URAR Vivarium12/11 @ 9AM> 2 hrsRM
Farm12/12 @9AM~2hrRM
Farm12/13 @9:30AM> 3 hr1RM

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, PhDAssistant Professor, Infectious DiseasesScientist
5PhDProfessor, PsychologyScientist
6AS, RLATURAR Facility SupervisorNon-Scientist
7PhDAssociate Professor, Cellular BiologyScientist; IACUC Vice Chair
8PhDProfessor, WildlifeScientist
9BS, RALATIACUC Coordinator, Office of ResearchNon-Scientist
10MS, RBPBiosafety OfficerNon-Scientist
11PhDProfessor, Poultry ScienceScientist
12MS, DVM, DACLAMDirector, University Research Animal ResourcesVeterinarian

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