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NIU Animal Research

Northern Illinois University is committed to conducting quality animal research in an ethical and responsible manner to further science and improve the health of society.  Veterinary and compliance oversight is administered through the Office of Research Compliance and Integrity, while animal care and animal resources are provided by the Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Psychology in order to meet the animal research needs of the research community.

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Animal Care


Protocol Submission Deadlines 

IACUC Meeting Date Protocol Submission
January 21, 2016 January 11, 2016
February 18, 2016 February 8, 2016
March 31, 2016 March 21, 2016
April 21, 2016 April 11, 2016

Due to the extensive review process, we strictly adhere to the above deadlines.

For a copy of the agenda for any of the above meetings,
please call 815-753-9251