Category Archives: IACUC

IACUC Updates- Policies, eIACUC Maintenance, and Protocol Compliance

The IACUC recently approved the updates to the following Policies Adoption Policy: This document establishes policy and provides procedures for adoption of research animals from Emory University MPTP Guidelines: These guidelines recognize the scientific value of the MPTP model of parkinsonism and attempt to address the practical problems associated with the use of this agent. […]

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IACUC Office Updates- December 2021

Submission deadlines: December is a short month, please submit your renewals and updates early. The IACUC Committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month. Deadlines for FCR review are 4PM on the Wednesday one week PRIOR to the meeting date for the agenda to be disseminated to members. DMR reviews are rolling submissions […]

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Research Administration Administrative Transitions

As we commence the school year, a number of leadership changes are underway. We have developed a framework for a smooth transition, ensuring continuous service to faculty. COI Come December, we will say goodbye to Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Conflicts of Interest Director, Brenda Seiton, who is retiring after 25 years at […]

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eIACUC Upgrade Completed

The message below was sent on behalf of the Emory Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee: Dear Colleagues, We just wanted to let you know that the eIACUC upgrade has been completed and the site is back on line and available. IMPORTANT NOTES: Just as a reminder “Extensible Help” now is available! This can be […]

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Process Improvement: IACUC Protocol Submission Process Streamlined

In order to reduce regulatory burden, and to better serve the research community, the requirement to allocate animal numbers to individual funding sources within an IACUC protocol has been removed effective Friday April 10th, 2020.  Approved animal numbers will now be allocated at the whole-protocol level.  Animal usage through the School of Medicine Division of […]

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Changes in IACUC Leadership

We are pleased to announce that, effective November 1, 2017, Dr. David Martin has been appointed as Director of the IACUC Office.  As many of you know, David has served as Associate Director since February of 2014.  Dr. Larry Iten is moving into a role of managing the transfer of IACUC protocols to the new […]

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AAALAC International Site Visit at Emory University

by Dr. Mike Huerkamp, Director of DAR The AAALAC International site visit of the animal care and use program at Emory University will be conducted by a 4-person team of peers on January 31 through February 2, 2017. While much of the focus will be on DAR and IACUC, laboratories will be site visited, particularly […]

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GBP Requires License Renewal by June 30, 2016 for Animal Research Using Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs

2016 is the renewal year for all persons holding a Researcher Pharmacy registration from the Georgia Board of Pharmacy (GBP Researcher). GBP Researcher registrations expire on June 30 of even numbered years. You must maintain active status of your registration to lawfully possess Dangerous Drugs or Controlled Substances obtained using this registration. Renew prior to […]

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New Changes to Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) Of NIH Grant Application and Contract Proposal Requirements

From the Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a change to Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) of grant applications, cooperative agreements, and contract proposals on October 13, 2015. These changes remove some redundancy and simplify the review process. The changes consist of: No longer requiring a […]

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National Science Foundation Significantly Changes and Clarifies Its PAPPG

Written By: Viraj Parmar, JD Office of Sponsored Programs The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently changed and clarified numerous sections within its Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG). As many of our researchers and staff know, the PAPPG consists of two parts: Part I, titled NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG), contains NSF’s proposal […]

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