Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

About the Team

Serving at the pleasure of the Dean of Research, the purpose of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is to provide assistance and oversight for all Sul Ross State University research activities involving animal participants that fall within its jurisdiction as specified by both federal regulations and institutional policies to ensure best standards and practices. The IACUC meets monthly to review research protocols submitted by students and faculty from all four campuses through the IRBNet organizational website.

Primary Responsibility Area: University-wide

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Membership as of Fall 2020
Dr. Eric Funasaki, Chair Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs ex-officio
Dr. Persephone McCrae, College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2022
Dr. Ryan Luna, College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2021
Dr. Dan Foley, Rio Grande College–Natural and Behavioral Sciences Faculty Senate Appointee
Cody McIntire Alpine Community Member with Relevant Expertise
vacant RGC Community Member with Relevant Expertise