The University of Iowa

Animal Protocol Amendments

Amending an approved Animal Protocol

Any proposed modifications to an Animal Protocol must first be submitted to the IACUC and approved before performing the proposed procedure(s).

Modifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Addition or removal of laboratory personnel (more info on personnel additions here)
  • Change in anesthetics
  • Change in analgesics
  • Change in method of euthanasia and/or confirmation of euthanasia
  • Additional procedures or modification to approved procedures


To Amend An Animal Protocol:


For Animal Protocols submitted via the eIACUC system:

  1.  Log into eIACUC
  2. Use the "Amend" button in the system
  3. Provide a summary of the changes and then make the relevant edits to the appropriate sections and submit the Amendment for review.