All individuals performing research at the MBLon vertebrate animals are required to obtain approval from the MBLInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee. The lead PI on the project should fill out the appropriate form (initial or renewal) and submit the protocol by emailing the completed form to听 All IACUC applications must be submitted 6 weeks in advance of first use to ensure approval prior to experimentation.

IACUC Information:


Please note that the initial and renewal applications have been revised April 2023. Read through the following carefully to ensure you fill out the tables accordingly (add additional rows as needed).

Cephalopod Use:

Under MBLpolicy, all cephalopod use in research is now overseen by the MBLIACUC. An approved IACUC cephalopod-specific protocol is required before commencing any research involving their use.

Animal Order Forms听鈥 required for all applications; initial or renewal

Please use the appropriate form for the kind of animal you are ordering:


  • Training Module: General


Please return all completed forms to:
IACUC Recording Secretary