Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University

Animal Care and Use

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the responsible use of animals in university research and instructional activities. The IACUC reviews protocols, reviews the animal care and use program, and monitors university animal facilities to ensure compliance with standards and regulatory requirements.

Online submission, review, and management of animal use protocol information for research submitted to the IACUC.

Policies and Procedures
IACUC policies and procedures regarding the use of animals in research at Ohio State.

Meeting Dates
Submission and meeting dates for the IACUC.

Study Team Requirements
Training requirements for investigators and study team members who are listed on an animal use protocol.

Regulations and Guidance
Federal regulations and guidance, ethical principles and codes pertaining to animal subjects in research.

Investigator Guidance
Resources for investigators regarding the use of animals in research at Ohio State.