Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
- Reviews and monitors all research and teaching projects involving animals at MTSU in accordance with the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act and the National Institutes of Health guide.
The Good Laboratory Practice Act
- Provides standards for working in the laboratory environment.
"Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth
and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind."
--- Albert Schweitzer
The Office of Compliance is committed to the humane care and use of all animals used for teaching and research at the university. Historically many advances in science resulted from animal research and animals continue to play an integral part of scientific research. It is important for researchers to realize that healthy research animals maintained in a stable environment is essential for quality research. Compliance is necessary in promoting our research efforts and by working together, the highest quality of animal research will be promoted.
If you have any questions, need to report an adverse event, and/or seek further clarification, please do not hesitate to call (615) 494-8918 or e-mail email@example.com.
If you have any concerns regarding integrity and ethics in research and scholarship at MTSU, please do not hesitate to call (615) 494-8918 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The confidentiality of anyone who contacts the office will be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act. Working together we will promote the highest standard of integrity and ethics in research and scholarship.