IACUC – STO Committee and Guidelines

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

St. Olaf Guidelines

 


Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

IACUC Chair

The current Chair of the St. Olaf College IACUC is Dr. Gary Muir (Psychology), RNS 222 (x3138).

IACUC Committee
Committee members include: Dr. Patrick Ceas (STO Chemical Hygiene Officer), Dr. James Demas (Biology), Dr. Shelly Dickinson (Psychology), Dr. Steven Freedberg (Biology), Dr. Peggy Hawkins, (DVM, Cannon Valley Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Norman Lee (Biology), Liz Messner (Northfield Community Member), Wade Schulz (Biology Stockroom Manager), Lisa Wolfe (Biology Stockroom Technician).


St. Olaf Guidelines

We Follow the University of Minnesota’s Guidelines
Where applicable, St. Olaf College follows the University of Minnesota’s IACUC guidelines and policies.

Some Relevant Guidelines for Handling Small Mammals
Included in the University of Minnesota’s IACUC guidelines are links for “Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, and Relief of Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals” (and within this link are three relevant links: Food Restriction,  Distal Tail Biopsy Guidelines,and Restraint and Handling of Animals).

Preventing Asthma in Animal Handlers
Follow these guidelines.