Any faculty, staff, or student of UWSP who wishes to use animals for research and/or teaching must obtain approval from the UWSP IACUC committee and complete the training tutorial below. Animals covered under IACUC include all live vertebrates such as mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles. All projects must be approved prior to ordering, housing, or using live animals.
IACUC Training Requirements
Current Board Members and Chair
The IACUC committee will meet monthly to review new protocols. Meeting dates for Fall 2018 are October 15, November 19, and December17th.
UWSP Animal Care Policy for specifics on animal use at the university.
When including information about animal care in a protocol form, investigators can often refer to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) that were previously created for that particular type of animal. We currently have SOP's for the following animals: