Animal Welfare Services

About Us

Animal Welfare Services (AWS) provides staff and organizational support to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to ensure that vertebrate animal research at the University of Oregon occurs in an efficient, compliant manner. We work with the UO research community to ensure the responsible and ethical conduct of research.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for oversight and evaluation of the entire animal care and use program and its components as described in:

Our Services

Primary IACUC functions include: ​

  • Review and approval of proposed animal use (protocol review) and of proposed significant changes to animal use. ​
  • Regular inspection of facilities and animal use areas.
  • Regular review of the Program.​
  • Ongoing assessment of animal care and use.
  • Establishment of a mechanism for receipt and review of concerns involving the care and use of animals at the institution.

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Phone number: 541-346-4958    
Street address: 677 E. 12th Avenue, Suite 500, Eugene, OR 97401    

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