Institutional Animal Care and Use
Grinnell’s IACUC reviews all research and teaching projects that involve non-human vertebrates. Any faculty conducting research or teaching activities using vertebrate animals needs to complete the requirements for animal use approval listed below and submit it to the IACUC coordinator. We encourage electronic submission of the protocols (send to iacuc[at]grinnell[dot]edu). Please plan to allow one month for a new submission to be reviewed by the committee and a decision rendered. Researchers and course instructors need
The Grinnell College Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is charged with the development, implementation, and continuing review and evaluation of mechanisms necessary to ensure humane care and treatment of research animals at Grinnell College. Research animals are defined as vertebrate animals used for research or teaching.