Office of the University Provost

Animal Users Advisory Committee

Tsafrir Mor, School of Life Sciences/Biodesign

The role of the Animal Users Advisory Committee (AUAC) is to enhance communication between the investigators and the three branches of the ASU Animal Use Program -- the Department of Animal Care and Technologies (DACT), the University Veterinarian, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  The committee will advise the senior vice president for the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED).  The mission of AUAC is to help develop an animal use program that effectively and efficiently provides client services to the investigators and thus maximizes research potential.  The committee is appointed by and responsible to the director of the Research Infrastructure and Facilities who serves as the institutional official.

  • Yung Chang, School of Life Sciences/Biodesign, 2014
  • Stephen Helms Tillery, School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering, 2014
  • Bertram Jacobs, School of Life Sciences/Biodesign, 2014
  • Michael Angilletta, School of Life Sciences, 2014
  • Miles Orchinik, School of Life Sciences, 2014
  • M. Foster Olive, Psychology, 2014


  • Dale DeNardo, IACUC Chair
  • Ida Washington, Attending Veterinarian

Ex officio:

  • Jon Harrison, Director of Research Infrastructure and Facilities, institutional official
  • Debra Murphy, Director, Office of Research Integrity and Assurance