The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is a committee responsible for ensuring that the animal housing, care, and use in research labs meets federal standards and guidelines. The Committee meets as needed to review policy changes and as needed to review research proposals including animals. Committee members are appointed.
If you witness improper use of vertebrate animals in research or teaching activities at Slippery Rock University, please notify the Institutional Officer below or the IACUC Chair at 738-2479. Slippery Rock University keeps reports of animal mistreatment anonymous, and ensures witness protection from discrimination or reprisal.
IACUC Institutional Officer
Dr. Susan Hannam, Dean
College of Health, Environment and Science
Room 325 Physical Therapy Building
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Phone: 724 738-4862
FAX: 724 738-2881
The Principal Investigator must have an approved protocol from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) before procurement of any animals.
The links below contain the new protocol forms to be used when applying to IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) for approval of all research, teaching, and testing uses of live vertebrate animals at SRU.
IACUC Protocol Form
The links below contain the protocol forms for IACUC animal tissue for approval of all research, teaching, and testing uses of any animal tissue at SRU.
IACUC Tissue Form
The links below contain the renewal forms for IACUC protocols to be used annually when renewing/non-renewal during the three year period.
Protocol Renewal Form
The link below contains the modification request form for IACUC protocols.
Modification Request Form
The link below contains the protocol for off campus sites.
Off campus forms
The links below contain the training site for IACUC, Laboratory, Zoonoses, and Emergency Response Information.
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia
CITI Training Program
Laboratory Site Visit Checklist
Zoonoses for Animal Researchers and Students
IACUC's Emergency Response Procedures for Animal Researchers and Students