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Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals

The Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals (ICCUA) oversees all research protocols involving animals. Questions regarding animal subjects in research can be directed to

Richard Pamenter
ICCUA chair
rpame2@uis.edu

ICCUA policy calls for the submission of a protocol for any research involving vertebrate animals. This includes field studies with wildlife if the animals are to be handled. The following forms and any supporting documentation are due no later than October 1, 2013 (for Fall review) or April 1, 2014 (for Spring review).

Animal Research Protocol form (pdf)

Continuation Review Form (pdf)

ICCUA Policy (pdf)

Official Notice April 2014 (pdf) if you have concerns about animal welfare (pdf)

AVM Guidelines on Euthanasia (Link to pdf is) Euthanasia

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Link to contracts concerning animal welfare: Official Notice

Link to policy is at: phspol

Meeting Schedule

The next committee meeting of the ICCUA will be May 9, 2014 beginning at 2:00 until 4 PM in HSB 235. The committee will meet in the Health Sciences Building (HSB) 235.  All committee members are welcome to attend the animal facility inspection From 1:30 to 2:00 PM, located in the basement of the HSB.  Interested parties should contact Richard Pamenter, Ph.D. Committee Chairperson (rpame2@uis.edu) for details regarding the meeting.

ICCUA Membership

ICCUA Chair (Term)

Richard Pamenter (expires 12/31/14)
Asst. Professor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8367
rpame2@uis.edu


Staff to the ICCUA (Term)


Members (Term)

Sheryl Reminger (expires12/31/13)
Associate Professor, Psychology
MS UHB 3144
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8011

Gregory Hurst (expires12/31/15)
Veterinarian
White Oaks West Animal Hospital
Springfield, Illinois

Teresa Liberati (expires12/31/14)
Veterinarian
Southern Illinois School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois

Amy McEuen (expires12/31/14)
Asst. Professor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7341

Richard Pamenter (expires 12/31/14)
Instructor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8367

Jim Matheis (expires 12/31/14)
Executive Director
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Springfield, Illinois

Harshavardhan Bapat (ex-officio – indefinite)
Division Director, Science Division, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Springfield