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Working with Animals

in Research

Researchers wanting to perform research with animals should understand these two facets:

  1. The Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC), which administers the use of research animals
  2. The ISU Animal Facility where research animals may be housed and studied at ISU
Facility Contact  

Protocol Contact

Mia Benkenstein
Animal Facility Manager
Research Outreach & Compliance     
Ph: (208) 282-3895  


Tom Bailey
IACUC Committee Coordinator
Research Outreach & Compliance
Ph: (208) 282-2179  


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Shelley Knight or Mia Benkenstein via cell phone or email, subject line: ACF Access


Report concerns about animal care/use or the animal program.