Research Support

Protocol Development Materials

Here you will find information on ‘best practices’ for writing your protocol or significant change documents. Following these tips can result in a speedier review turnaround. We have also provided guides on how to calculate the number animals needed for your research and to minimize the number of animals used.

Grants & Contracts Review

The OAW reviews grants and contracts along with the associated IACUC protocol(s) to assure concordance and if applicable, assures that approvals from other institutions are documented. The OAW provides a letter to the sponsor regarding IACUC approval based on sponsor requirements.

Compliance Advisors

The University‘s Compliance Advisor program helps researchers stay abreast of regulatory requirements and assists them in maintaining approval for all aspects of their animal studies. The program is designed to be a collegial and supportive resource for the research and teaching community.