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Institutional Animal Care and Use Program

Find out about the Institutional Animal Care and Use Program, which includes the Animal Care Program and IACUC Office.

The UCSD Institutional Animal Care and Use Program ensures the appropriate care, use, and humane treatment of animals used for research, testing, and education. It is made up of 3 components:

  1. The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) reviews all animal use protocols and oversees the campuswide program.
  2. The IACUC Office is responsible for regulatory, compliance, and IACUC support.
  3. The Animal Care Program is responsible for the care and use of animals at UCSD, including housing and veterinary care.

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