IACUC


INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL CARE AND USE COMMITTEE (IACUC)

 ABOUT US                PROTOCOL REVIEW       DOWNLOADABLES         EVENTS

General Functions         Review Workflow       ACUP Manual  
Meeting Schedule          Review Fees           IACUC Form 1
Scope of Ethical Review   Review Forms          IACUC  Form 2
IACUC Composition                               DA AO No. 40  
                                                RA No. 8485 

About Us

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of Cebu Technological University (CTU) is the institutional committee responsible for reviewing, approving, and monitoring the ethical conduct of research involving animals. The committee assists students, faculty, staff, and researchers in the assessment and development of research protocols to ensure compliance with ethical and legal standards when using animals in instruction, training, and research.

Meeting Schedule

The IACUC meets at least once a month or at a designated schedule as agreed by the committee to conduct a review of research protocols and monitoring of animal research facilities. 

General Functions

  1. Evaluates and approves research protocols with reference to its compliance with the adopted Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP)
  2. Monitors and reviews implementation of the ACUP and scientific procedures in the university and its facilities; 
  3. Ensures animal welfare compliances and provides technical guidance for the accreditation of laboratory animal facility with relevant institutions; 
  4. Revokes any approval based on non-compliance to the approved programs/ protocol despite repeated appeals on the violations; 
  5. Provides necessary technical recommendations and guidelines/references to ensure good welfare of animals used in the procedures; and
  6. Conducts regular meetings and submit an annual report on the status and implementation of the ACUP to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI).

Scope of Ethical Review

The scope of the IACUC’s responsibility for review covers all animal use at all departments in the university and those none CTU researchers who applied for Ethical Research Protocol Review. All actions and decisions of the IACUC are in accordance with the Department of Agriculture Administrative Order No. 40 series of 1998 (Rules and Regulations on the Conduct of Scientific Procedures Using Animals) and Republic Act No. 8485 (Animal Welfare Law of the Philippines).

IACUC Composition

DR. NOEL S. ROBLE

  • IACUC Co-chair
  •  Associate Professor V
  •  Cebu Technological University – Carmen Campus

  

ADOR R. PEPITO

  • IACUC Member
  • Director for Research and Development
  • Department of Fisheries and Technology
  • Cebu Technological University – Carmen Campus

DR. JORIM Z. LANGBID

  • IACUC Member
  • Director, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Cebu Technological University – Barili Campus

Protocol Review

 Review Workflow

Review Fees

 TYPE OF STUDY REVIEW FEE (PHP)
CTU RESEARCH  
          Government-funded research (e.g. DOST, PCHRD, CHED) 2,500
          GAA-funded research Free
          Undergraduate student research Free
          Graduate student research 2,500
NON-CTU RESEARCH  
          Government-funded research (e.g. DOST, PCHRD, CHED) 5,000
          Undergraduate student research 3,000
          Graduate student research 3,500

Downloadables

Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP)

IACUC-Form-1-Application-for-Protocol-Review

IACUC Form 2(Protocol Review Result)

Administrative Order No. 40

Republic Act No. 8485

Events

  • Training-Seminar on Concepts on Laboratory Animal and Animal Research and Biosecurity last March 12-14, 2020 at Cebu Technological University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For further information, please feel free to contact us at iacuc.ctu@gmail.com

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