To provide the best husbandry and environment for housing, maintaining, and caring for research and laboratory animals used at Xavier University, with in all applicable guidelines, and to assist users by providing information and support for handling and care of animals.
Basic Rules for those working in or using the Animal Care Facility
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Occupational Health and Safety Program
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee is appointed by the institutional official to oversee and evaluate the institution’s animal program, procedures and facilities and to ensure that they are consistent with Animal Welfare Regulations and Public Health Service Policies. The committee at Xavier University meets once per month to review protocols and inspects Xavier‘s facilities twice per year. The form and instructions for submitting a new protocol can be found below.
Click here to download IACUC RESEARCH PROTOCOL APPLICATION FORM