Institutional Animal Use and Care Committee, IACUC 

Bates IACUC members are: Ryan Bavis (Chair), Donald Dearborn, David Cummiskey, Mary Hughes, an attending veterinarian, and a community member.

Federal law mandates that all animal research with vertebrates be carefully reviewed  by a panel of expert and non-expert IACUC members. Using guidelines provided by the National Research Council, the IACUC aims to insure that animals are treated ethically and humanely.

2012 Animal Care and Use Proposal (word 2010)

2012 Animal Care and Use Proposal (word 2003)

Institutional Review Board, IRB

Experiments with human subjects requires approval from the Institutional Review Board, IRB. For more information, go to the IRB homepage.