The Animal Care Committee meets once a month (routinely the 2nd Tuesday of each month) to review Animal Use Protocols (AUPs), discuss policy and standard operating procedures, and review compliance issues.

Animal Use Protocols must be submitted to the Office of Animal Ethics and Compliance (via Topaz) by the following deadlines:

 

Deadline for new protocol and renewal submissions

Deadline for amendment submissions

Protocol Review Group
Meeting date

12 December 2023

9 January 2024

16 January 2024

23 January, 2024

6 February 2024

13 February 2024

20 February 2024

5 March 2024

12 March 2024

26 March 2024

9 April 2024

16 April 2024

23 April 2024

7 May 2024

 14 May 2024

21 May 2024

 4 June 2024

11 June 2024

 18 June 2024

 2 July 2024

9 July 2024

 23 July 2024

6 August 2024

13 August 2024

20 August 2024

3 September 2024

10 September 2024

17 September 2024

1 October 2024

8 October 2024

22 October 2024

5 November 2024

12 November 2024

19 November 2024

3 December 2024

10 December 2024

All protocol submissions must be in no later than 9AM the date they are due.

Please note that protocols can be renewed a maximum of three times (i.e. a protocol life of 4 years). After the fourth year, a new, original protocol must be submitted to continue this work.

Learn more about the ACC and the protocol review process