Use of Animals (IACUC)
The University at Albany and the Research Foundation (RF) for SUNY share the obligation for the ethical conduct of activities involving live vertebrate animals. It is the policy of UAlbany that all animals in its care, or for which it is responsible, are treated in the most humane manner. The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is the University's regulatory authority that ensures approved research or teaching involving vertebrate animals is conducted humanely, ethically, and in compliance with regulation.
In order to help achieve this requirement, the PACS office assists researchers with the following responsibilities: