The current Chair of the St. Olaf College IACUC is Dr. Steven Freedberg (Biology), RNS 414 (x3102).
Committee members include: Dr. Sarah Amugongo (Biology), Dr. Patrick Ceas (STO Chemical Hygiene Officer), Dr. James Demas (Biology), Dr. Shelly Dickinson (Psychology), Dr. Peggy Hawkins, (DVM, Cannon Valley Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Norman Lee (Biology), Liz Messner (Northfield Community Member), Wade Schulz (Biology Stockroom Manager), Jo Tran (Biology Stockroom Associate).
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).