AAALAC 2018 Town Halls will be starting in late July and August.

Town Hall Meetings are MANDATORY for all UCSF staff, students and faculty who work with animals

Fall 2018 Semi-Annual IACUC Inspections are coming soon

Welcome to our new website!

Mission and Vision

UCSF – Institutional Animal Care Use Committee is “Advancing Health Worldwide” by promoting humane care and use of animal subjects in research.

The IACUC oversees all UCSF research and instruction that involves vertebrate animals, in order to ensure that the highest ethical and animal welfare standards are met through all applicable federal, state, and University laws and regulations.


OLAW Assurance

Assurance Number: #A3400-01

Expires: 2/28/2019


USDA Registration

Customer Number #9199

Registration #93-R-0440

Expires: 09/15/2020



AAALAC Accreditation

Accreditation #001084

Effective Date: June 14, 2004

Updated Accreditation: March 7, 2016


California Department of
Fish & Wildlife

Permit # 1736

Expiration Date: 1/6/2019