Getting Started

Starting a new project that involves the use of animals in research at UIC is a 2-step process:

  1. Approval of a UIC Protocol for Animal Use. Information on the protocol approval process may be found on the Animal Care Committee website (
  2. Orientation with the veterinarian who oversees the species or area in which the protocol will take place. To schedule an orientation, please contact the appropriate veterinarian:

          BRL Rodent Colony – Dr. Jeanette Purcell

          COMRB Rodent Colony – Dr. Cyndy Adams

          Large animals – Dr. Kelly Garcia

          Primates – Dr. Lisa Halliday