Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.48
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Oct. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Utah
IN-23: Laboratory Animal Welfare

Status Score Responsible Party
n/a 0.00 / Amy Brunvand
Librarian
Office of Sustainability

This credit was marked as Not Applicable for the following reason:

Vice President for Research
The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) handles research infrastructure, policies and compliance at the University of Utah. The VPR office oversees the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
URL:https://research.utah.edu/about/reporting-units/iacuc.php

Office of Sponsored Projects
5.2.2 Use of Animals in Research & Testing
URL:https://osp.utah.edu/policies/handbook/proposal-development/pre-award-required.php
Any project involving the use of an animal, in particular vertebrate animals, must have the approval of the IACUC Committee.
This committee is charged with ensuring the humane use of animals in research and compliance with national policies, procedures and regulations. The services provided include; review of animal use protocols, assistance in ensuring appropriate housing and facilities for animals, and training of investigators and other individuals involved with housing a research involving animals. IACUC approval is not necessary in the case of insects.
The University of Utah PHS Animal Welfare Number is:
D16-00018 (A3031-01)
USDA Registration Number (Animal Subjects):
87-R-0001

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