Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Announcement - CATS IACUC Pilot:
The pilot release of CATS (Centralized Application Tracking System) IACUC, a new online system replacing PRAMS and paper for animal care and use submissions, is underway. During the pilot release, triennial renewal submissions for protocols expiring on or after July 15, 2017 must be submitted in CATS IACUC (i.e., protocols in which the third year of IACUC approval expires on or after July 15).The current protocol number will be maintained. Principal investigators of these protocols will receive direct communication from the CATS team and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Program about this requirement 90 days prior to the submission deadline, and training will be provided.
A general launch is planned for Fall 2017 with additional information and researcher training opportunities coming at that time.
Looking for College of Medicine IACUC?
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center should access information about their IACUC on the Infonet. This website is for the IACUC that serves University Park and all Commonwealth campuses except Hershey.
Online Protocol Review Approval and Management System (PRAMS) for research submitted to the IACUC. College of Medicine should access their IACUC submission requirements via the Infonet.
About the University Park Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), including meeting dates.
Intended for Principal Investigators who are developing or conducting protocols that involve certain procedures.