Research with Animals
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recognizes the scientific and ethical responsibility for the humane care and use of animals involved in research and education and enjoins all individuals involved to the highest standards of care and consideration.
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), as agent for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's obligations for humane care and use of animals, shall:
Meetings are open to the public. Matters concerning personnel, security arrangements, and conferences with attorney, or issues required to be confidential by federal, state, or local law may be held in executive session. Meetings must, however, be convened and adjourned in public session.
Regular meetings are scheduled each semester, with additional meetings called by the Chair, or the Research and Sponsored Programs office, as deemed necessary.
IACUC protocols may be submitted anytime. Please see the calendar for full Board meeting dates.
Policy and Procedures
Animal Study Proposal
Animal Study Proposal Addendum
Animal Study Proposal Continuing Review Questionnaire
Animal Care Exam
Animal Certification Exam Supplement
Animal Handlers' Health Questionnaire
Animal Adoption Record
Committee Membership and Facility/Species Inventory
Semi-Annual Report Checklist
Upham Hall Cage Wash Policy
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
NIH's 2010 Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals
Animal Welfare Act as Amended (7 USC, 2131-2156)
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The USDA Animal Welfare Information Center
The Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
Denise Ehlen, Director
Carol Katch, Research Services Manager
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790.
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