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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

01/27/2022

03:00 am

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UW Oshkosh Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee Meeting
January 27, 2022 – Microsoft Teams – 3:00-4:30 PM
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Current IACUC Members (11 voting members) Quorum=6
Colin Long, Associate Dean COLS, IACUC Chair
Peter Gasper, Attending Campus Veterinarian
M. Elsbeth McPhee, Scientist, Environmental Studies
Courtney Kurtz, Scientist, Biology
John Scheelk, Retired Cartographer, Nonaffiliated
Stephanie Spehar, Scientist, Anthropology, Global Religions, and Cultures
James Koch, Scientist, Psychology
Michael Jasinkski, Nonscientist, Political Science
Kelly Schill, IACUC Administrator, Sponsored Programs/Risk & Safety
Sara Hagedorn, Laboratory Animal Manager, Biology
Jaide Gavinski, Student, Animal Care Staff

Alternate IACUC Members
Sheldon Cooper, Scientist, Biology

Animal Care and Use Program Key Personnel
John Koker, Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Institutional Official for Research
Colin Long, IACUC Chair, Associate Dean of College of Letters and Science
Peter Gasper, Attending Veterinarian, One Medicine LLC
Kelly Schill, IACUC Administrator, Sponsored Programs/Risk & Safety
Sara Hagedorn, Laboratory Animal Manager, Biology

Agenda

I. Meeting called to order at ____________ (Chair Long).
II. Approval of Minutes from December 14, 2021 meeting.
III. Training Updates (Hagedorn)
a. Animal Care Training since last meeting:
b. Respirator Fit-Testing since last meeting:
IV. Animal Facility/Maintenance Updates (Hagedorn)
a. Cage washer update
b. Ants
V. Manual Updates (Schill/Hagedorn)
a. IACUC Manual (Schill)
i. Removal of annual continuing review for active protocols, IACUC review will be conducted at least every 3 years
b. PI Manual (Hagedorn)
i. Removal of annual continuing review for active protocols, IACUC review will be conducted at least every 3 years
ii. Facility space use
c. Disaster/Emergency Plan and Emergency Calling Tree (Hagedorn)
i. USDA contingency planning final rule updates involving training requirements:
a. New staff: complete training on disaster/emergency plan within 30 days
b. Any substantial changes: communicate/train within 30 days of change
c. Annual training
VI. Occupational/Environmental Health and Safety: (Schill/Welch)
a. EH&S Committee (updates on behalf of Welch):
i. Met in December 2021. Many departments still need to complete their working in isolation hazard assessments (safety plan for individuals working alone). The documents are included in the IACUC meeting folder and should be returned to the EH&S Manager, Lori Welch.
ii. Construction is scheduled to occur on Algoma Blvd in March. Two-way traffic will remain on Osceola and Woodland Avenues.
iii. Seeking a faculty representative to serve on the EH&S committee. If interested, please contact Lori Welch.
iv. Next EH&S meeting is scheduled for February 8, 2022.
b. Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC):
i. IBC lab safety assessments will be conducted this spring and will include ACFs, research, and teaching labs.
ii. Next IBC meeting is February 17, 2022. Submission deadline is February 7, 2022.
VII. Old Business (0)
VIII. New Business
a. Animal Use Protocols
i. Annual Continuing Reviews Since Last Meeting (December 14-26, 2021): (0) (Note: IACUC eliminated the requirement for annual continuing review effective December 27, 2021, per USDA APHIS final rule. IACUC review will occur at least every 3 years/aligning with NIH OLAW’s timeline for completing a review.)
ii. New Animal Use Protocols (1)
a. Via Designated Member Review (0):
b. Via Full Committee Review (1):
1. Protocol # 328: Hypothalamic regulation of torpor during hibernation (PI: Kurtz, Co-PI: Sajdak)
iii. Renewal of Animal Use Protocols (2)
a. Via Designated Member Review (0):
b. Via Full Committee Review (2):
1. Protocol #228-R4: Maintenance of the Ornithodoros tartakovskyi Life Cycle (PI: Michalski)
2. Protocol #: 229-R4: Maintenance of the Acanthochelonema viteae Life Cycle (PI: Michalski)
iv. Modification Requests to Animal Use Protocols (1)
a. Via IACUC Administrative Review (0)
b. Via Veterinarian Verification and Consultation (VVC) (0)
c. Via Designated Member Review (0)
d. Via Full Committee Review (1)
1. Protocol #324: Investigating the acute anti-parasitic mechanisms of therapies for intestinal schistosomiasis (Chan)
b. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) (3) (Hagedorn/Schill)
i. New Standard Operating Procedures (2)
a. SOP #49: Policy on Photography, Recording Devices, and Social Media Use
b. SOP #50: Guidance for Media and Public Record Requests
ii. 3 Year Renewal of Standard Operating Procedures (0)
iii. Updated/Modified Standard Operating Procedures (1)
a. SOP #21: Reporting an Animal with Abnormal Clinical Signs
c. Unexpected Event/Problem Reports (0)
d. Post-Approval Monitoring (PAM): (0)
IX. Items from IACUC Administration/Compliance (Schill):
a. AAALAC Annual Report submitted on 12/23/2021.
b. OLAW Animal Welfare Assurance Renewal: Negotiation with assurance officer at OLAW is in progress. Version 2 (in folder) was submitted to OLAW on 1/11/2022.
c. Semi-annual Report to IO was distributed via Docusign. Please watch for the email and sign if you have not yet.
X. Items from Chair (Long):
XI. Items from the Veterinarian (Gasper):
XII. Items from the IACUC:
XIII. Items from the floor (guests):
XIV. Meeting Adjourned at ___________ (Long).

Upcoming Meetings:
a. Tuesday, March 8, 2022 @ 3:00 PM
b. Thursday, May 5, 2022 @ 3:00 PM
c. Tuesday, June 14, 2022 @ 3:00 PM (Semi- Annual Program Review/Inspections)
d. Protocol submission deadlines posted on website under IACUC Meetings tab.

cc: John Koker, Institutional Official for Research, submitted with Semi-Annual Review to IO

Kelly Schill

01/21/2022

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm