IACUC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is IACUC approval needed for use of animals
in teaching activities? Yes
My grant is for 4 years can I get IACUC
approval for 4 years as well? No, NIH mandates that every project receive
full review and new protocol every 3 years.
My research involves collaboration on animal
use at another institution. Do I need IACUC approval? Yes
My animals are used for learning studies and
are healthy after being used. Can I give these to other researchers for their
studies? Only if both you and the designated study have prior IACUC
May I bring animals in that were bred at other research
institutions? Yes, but only with approval of
the veterinarian. Animals that will be housed in the facility must be kept in
quarantine for up to 12 weeks.