Office of Animal Welfare

News & Announcements

New PIs

All new PIs are encouraged to contact the IACUC Office, for an informal and informational session on Working with the IACUC at UVA. This will also be a good opportunity to meet the office staff that will be assisting you with your protocols.

Schedule Change

Beginning in April, there will be two important scheduling changes.

  1. The ACUC meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month; the IBC meeting will move to the 1st Tuesday of every month.
  2. All NEW protocols must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the regular protocol submission deadline. See full schedule here.

Recent Policy Updates

Please review the recently updated policies below. Changes are effective immediately.

  1. Freund's Adjuvant
  2. Allocating Specific Categories to USDA Category C
  3. Breeding and Weaning of Rats and Mice
  4. Euthanasia, Confirmation of Death, and Carcass Disposal
  5. Humane Endpoints
  6. Rodent Surgery and Post-Operative Care
  7. Laboratory Mixtures or Dilutions of Anesthetics or Analgesics
  8. Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals
  9. Q-Fever Policy