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Training and Education Requirements

Evidence of Skills and Experience

Animal users must provide evidence of skills and experience with the procedures listed in their IACUC Protocols. Additional training may be required at the discretion of the IACUC.

Mandatory Animal User Training

Federal regulations and guidelines require animal users to complete basic training in animal care and use legislation, IACUC function, ethics, animal handling and procedures used in IACUC protocols. Animal users are always encouraged to participate in additional relevant training if they feel it may benefit their projects.

Northern Illinois University animal users fulfill federal requirements by participating in the following mandatory animal user training:

1. Annual IACUC Training Seminar  More >

2. Animal Handling Workshops  More >

3. CITI Training for Animal Users  More >

Personal Consultation

IACUC Chair
Dr. Richard B. King
Phone: 815-753-7833
Email: RBKing@niu.edu

Attending Veterinarian
Corinna Kashuba
Phone: 815-753-8524
Email: ckashuba@niu.edu

Research Compliance Coordinator
(for questions related to the IACUC approval process)
Jeanette Gommel
Telephone 815-753-8588
Email jgommel@niu.edu