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Animal Research

The Purdue Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Laboratory Animal Program (LAP) perform distinct and complementary roles to ensure animal well-being in research, testing, and teaching.

IACUC and LAP work together to conduct facilities inspections and investigate areas of concern.

Laboratory Animal Program (LAP)

LAP provides veterinary care, assures that animal housing, environments, and husbandry practices are consistent with federal policies, and provides training in the performance of species-specific procedures.

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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

IACUC reviews animal care and use protocols, assures that animal care and use is performed in accordance with protocols, and provides training for maintaining and documenting regulatory compliance.

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