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Human Subjects and Animal Use in Research

Research involving humans or animals is governed by policies of the Human Subjects in Research Committee and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. All proposals for research using human or animal subjects must be reviewed and approved by the applicable committee before the research begins. Graduate Students are encouraged to seek guidance from their graduate coordinator in completing the Human Subjects and Animal Use Applications. Please note the deadlines for Full Board applications and plan ahead, leaving enough time for revision and resubmission of your application prior to the proposed start date of your research.

*There is No Deadline for Human Subjects in Research applications in the Exempt and Expedited categories.  These application are reviewed by the HSRC Chair on an on-going basis. Expect a two week turnaround time on these applications.

Questions and requests for assistance should be directed to Marsha Osborne, the HSRC & IACUC assistant, at mlosborne or 530-898-5413, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 460 or John Mahoney, Ph.D. Chair, HSRC & IACUC at

Complete information, application and forms, Full Board application deadline information and instructions are available at: