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University Committee on Animal Care

Quillen College of Medicine

University Committee on Animal Care

The University Committee on Animal Care (UCAC) is charged with the oversight of animal care and use in all programs associated with the University including, but not limited to:

  • Establishing policies regarding the use of animals in research and teaching
  • Ascertaining compliance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines
  • Acting as the internal certifying agency concerning animal care and welfare
  • Animal research protocol review and approval process
  • Investigation of alleged noncompliance with regulations, guidelines and policies

What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals
Policies and Guidelines


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