Research Integrity Office
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
Deadlines for submissions are the 3rd friday of the month (see below for specific
All submissions are handled through the iRIS system (see below for your specific campus
iRIS system). If you have never accessed the system, please request an account at
the log-in page and indicate "for animal use" as the purpose of the request.
El Paso iRIS / LBK-AB-AM iRIS
A Word Document is also used as a part of the submission process in iRIS: Protocol Form
- The above form is considered a living document and must be used to submit a new study,
amendment, Annual Status Report (ASR), or a 3 yr renewal in conjunction with the electronic
form in iRIS. We are working towards revising the electronic form in order to move
towards using it alone.
Deadlines for Submission
Click here for steps on "How to download your approved protocol from iRIS."
Frequent Mistakes in Protocol Applications
What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals
TTUHSC Principles for the Ethical Care and Use of Animals
Whistleblower Sign for Labs
Literature Search Worksheet