Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The Animal Welfare Act (Public Law 89-544, as amended) and other applicable laws regulating Muhlenberg College require that the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review and approve the use of animals in all experiments, tests, investigations, and demonstrations. 

If you are planning to use any vertebrate animal subject for any purpose either in a classroom or in a research laboratory – please notify the membership of IACUC by filling out the webform below.  You will be contacted by the Chair of the Committee within one week of submitting this form.  Depending on the nature of the use requested, you may also be required to complete an IACUC Animal Research Form (IARF) and undergo formal review and approval.  

If you have any questions regarding IACUC review, please contact Dr. Jeremy Teissere, Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience,   Chair, IACUC.

Webform for IACUC Animal Use Notification

Please provide the following contact information:

Email address


Provide the following information regarding your intended animal subject(s):

Genus and species

Approximate number of subjects

Duration of use

Where will the animals be housed?


(i.e., from where do you intend to obtain your subjects?)



(i.e., how do you plan to euthanize and dispose of your subjects?)


Describe the nature of the work you intend to carry out, including a rationale for the use of an animal subject.

If this notification represents a change to an existing IARF, please note the IARF number and the approval date.


IARF number

Approval date