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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
September 17, 2015 September 7, 2015
October 15, 2015 October 5, 2015
November 19, 2015 November 9, 2015
December 17, 2015 December 7, 2015

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