Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Our mission is to guide and assist SUNY Oswego in caring for and using animals in ways judged to be scientifically, technically, and humanely appropriate. The IACUC is additionally charged with oversight of animal experiments in accord with the highest scientific principles. Membership: the committee consists of seven members. Assignment of membership is done in accordance with the recommendations of the Guide for the Care and Representation of Animal Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

Membership for 2018-2019:

David Sargent, Chair, Human Development
Seth Briggs, DVM, University Veterinarian
David Dunn, Biological Sciences
Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan, Biological Sciences
Timothy Pauldine, Non-university affiliated member
Ritu Radhakrishnan, Curriculum & Instruction
Maria Sagot, Biological Sciences

ex officio:
William Bowers, Associate Provost for Research and Administration

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New Protocol Submission

Those who are interested in submitting an IACUC  protocol form for their project, research or class must use the "Protocol Submission Form" developed by SUNY Oswego IACUC.

For review, all protocols must be submitted to:

iacuc-admin@oswego.edu

Pending any conflicts, IACUC meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month. Please allow 30 days for full review of your protocol and a response from the committee. 

Fall 2018 IACUC meeting dates:

September 12, 2018

October 19, 2018

November 14, 2018

December 12, 2018

IACUC Protocol Review Process

SUNY Oswego IACUC Process Flow Chart

Maintaining Your Protocol

Protocols approved under the USDA Animal Welfare Act will expire after one year. To continue work under a USDA protocol after one year, a protocol must be renewed and follow the same processes as a new protocol. 

Protocols approved under PHS Policy will expire after three years. Each year that the protocol is active, an annual review form must be submitted. To continue work under a PHS protocol after three years, a protocol must be renewed and follow the same processes as a new protocol. 

All changes or amendments to either a USDA or a PHS protocol must be submitted to iacuc-admin@oswego.edu for review prior to being implemented. 

Below is the " PHS Annual Review Form" and the "Protocol Amendment Form."

PHS Annual Review Form

Protocol Amendment Form

CITI Training

Beginning Fall 2017, it is imperative that all individuals who will be working with animals complete the appropriate CITI Training modules.   

To access training modules and to set up an account, please create a CITI Account and follow the prompts provided.

If you have any questions about related to IACUC or the process of submitting a protocol, please contact:

Marcus Durso
Research Committee Coordinator
iacuc-admin@oswego.edu
315-312-2885

Information for Members

The following links are accessible to IACUC members only when signed into their oswego.edu email account.