Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)


The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), as mandated by federal law, oversee the institution’s compliance with all aspects of the institution's animal care and use program.  The IACUC is responsible for reviewing all animal care applications using vertebrate animals, inspecting animal facilities and investigator laboratories, investigating animal concerns, and overseeing educational and training programs.  The IACUC assures that animal research conducted at the Jackson State University remains in full compliance with institutional policies, federal, state and local regulations.

PHS Animal Welfare Assurance Number: A4172-01

Institutional Policies 

IACUC Policy for Procuring Animals PDF



Training in the Use of Animals in Research PDF




Federal Policies



Click here to see Committee Members

Contact the IACUC Office if you have any questions regarding protocol application submission and approval.

Ashton Hamme, Ph.D.

Chair, IACUC



Michael R. Early

Research Compliance


(601) 979-2859 or  (601) 979-3664