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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

IACUC Letter of Assurance


In accordance with the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Policy IV.C.1-3, the IACUC shall review and approve, require modifications in (to secure approval), or withhold approval of all animal subject research activities that fall within its jurisdiction.  The jurisdiction of the University IACUC is defined by its PHS Public Health Service Approved Animal Welfare Assurance document with the PHS and by Texas A&M International University's institutional policies.

The approved animal welfare number listed below is to accompany your federal grant proposals.  Please see staff in the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects for assistance.

Approved Animal Welfare number is:  A4673-01




     I.  Guide to the IACUC Application Process - Researchers Start Here

    II.  IACUC Forms, Guidelines/Regulations and Useful Links

   III.  Training - Required

   IV.  IACUC Members

    V.  Frequently Asked Questions

   VI.  IACUC Letter of Assurance

 VII.  Classroom Research Guidelines

VIII.  TAMIU IACUC Policy and Procedures Manual (available from IACUC Chair)


If you have questions, please contact the IACUC Chair, Dr. Roberto Heredia, (, CH 205B, 956-326-2637         


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