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Animal Subject Care (IACUC)

California State University, Long Beach accepts the principles governing the use of live animals expressed in the regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service, Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), as well as all California regulations and statutes governing these matters. All covered live animals kept on campus for research and instructional observation are subject to the review and approval of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

Jason Wang, Ph.D., CPIA
Director, Research Integrity & Compliance

Reporting Perceived Deficiencies in Animal Care and Treatment

Any deficiencies in animal care and treatment at CSULB can be reported (anonymously, if desired) to any of the following individuals:

  • Natalie Hummel, Research Facilities Coordinator (562) 985-5483
  • Dr. John Young VMD, MS, Attending Veterinarian (310) 418-1428
  • John de la Cuesta, IACUC Chair (562) 985-5623

Protocol Applications: Preparation & Prerequisites

  1. Protocol Categories (Decision Tree - Which Application Form do I use?)
  2. TRAINING (see section on Lab Animal Welfare Courses)
    1. CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative)
    2. Training of Research Personnel Policy

Protocol Forms and Procedures

  1. Animal Use Protocol Application Form Microsoft Word Document (Standard Protocol)
  2. Animal Observation Form (Observation/Classroom Protocol)
  3. Application for Exempt Use of Animals During Field Studies (Field Exempt Protocol)

  4. Request for Modification of an Approved Protocol Form Microsoft Word Document
  5. Annual Report Form Microsoft Word Document
  6. Animal Transfer Request Form Microsoft Word Document
  7. Animal Purchase Request Form (online form)
    1. Animal Purchase Request Form (Downloadable Word Document)
  8. Quarterly In-House Breeding Log
  9. Animal Adoption Form Microsoft Word Document
  10. Request for Training Form
IACUC Policies & Resources