Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) (IACUC)

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) reviews research involving the use of animals in research, teaching, and demonstration. An initial protocol must be reviewed and approved prior to the initiation of animal use. Updated versions of all forms must be used, or your forms will be returned to you.

Animal Facilities at Texas A&M University - Kingsville

University Farm

Horse Facilities & Pavilion
  • Kyle McManus
  • Dr. William Kuvlesky
  • Dr. Steven Lukefahr
    (Rabbit Facility)
  • Kyle McManus
  • Dr. William Kuvlesky

Albert and Margaret Alkek Ungulate Research Facility

Duane M. Leach Research Aviary
  • Dr. David Hewitt
  • Dr. Bart Ballard

Biology Reptile & Amphibian Vivarium

National Natural Toxins Research Center
  • Dr. Randy Powell
  • Dr. Elda E. Sanchez

South Pasture Research Facility
  • Various - Facility used as needed


IACUC Compliance and information forms may all be found on the ORSP Forms Page, under the Compliance tab, then under the IACUC heading.



Training in IACUC animal welfare protocols in research is available through Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Registration is free.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs puts on a one-hour IACUC Workshop every fall and spring semester. Please feel free to contact the office at (361) 593-3344 to see when the next workshop will be.

This page was last updated on: January 6, 2017