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Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee

Morehead State University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is a federally-mandated committee made up of faculty, staff, and persons unaffiliated with the University charged with ensuring that the institution complies with federal policies safeguarding animals as subjects in research, testing, and teaching.

All research, teaching and/or testing conducted at MSU involving animal subjects must be reviewed and approved by the IACUC.

To access IACUC protocol preparation instructions and other information, please visit the MyMoreheadState Portal site here.

2015-2016 Academic Year Deadlines for IACUC Protocols

  • September 8, 2015
  • October 5, 2015
  • November 2, 2015
  • February 1, 2016
  • March 7, 2016
  • April 4, 2016

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      • Dr. Shannon Harr, Director of Research Integrity and Compliance in the MSU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Staff Service Award. The award, initiated in 1990, honors staff that demonstrate service above and beyond one's job responsibilities both on campus and in the community. More information about Dr. Harr and the Staff Service Award is available here.
      • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded MSU's Space Science Center a $7.9 million contract as part of its Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and small satellites. This contract is the largest sponsored research program award in the University's history. Click here for more information.




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