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The purpose of this policy is to outline who is eligible to serve as a Principal Investigator on an IACUC protocol.
Dartmouth College is committed to the humane and judicious use of animals in research, testing and teaching. Because of the responsibility associated with serving as a Principal Investigator on an Animal Care and Use protocol Dartmouth requires that only certain individuals may serve in this capacity.
Faculty and staff with the following appointments are eligible to serve as Principal Investigators:
Individuals not meeting the above requirements may be listed as a Co-PI on a protocol with an eligible individual but the responsibility for management and adherence to the protocol is still the responsibility of the eligible PI. Individuals who wish to submit a protocol for review by the IACUC must obtain an exemption from the PI Eligibility policy by contacting the IACUC.