Feb 21, 2024  
University Handbook 2023 - 2024 
    
University Handbook 2023 - 2024

5.2.17 - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)


The IACUC regulates all activities involving the use of live vertebrate animals in research, research training, experimentation, biological testing, and related activities at KSU, ensuring research is performed at the highest ethical manner in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. The IACUC is responsible for review of University facilities housing animals and review of all protocols for consideration of humane animal care and use. The committee advises the Institutional Officer regarding problems or deficiencies and recommends corrective steps. The committee has the authority to approve, require modifications before reconsidering approval, or disapprove research proposals; and to suspend research that is not conducted in accordance with the IACUC’s requirements. The website address for the IACUC is https://research.kennesaw.edu/iacuc/.