The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) serves as the ethical voice for the humane use of experimental animals for research and educational purposes. It is dedicated to ensuring the welfare and ethical treatment of animals used in research and education within Duke Kunshan University.

In this webpage, you will find comprehensive information about the IACUC’s mission, guidelines, and procedures. Despite your role at DKU, we welcome you to explore these pages and find out how DKU is ensuring the highest standards of care for our animal subjects that participate in our scientific experiments. To make the process more comprehensive for the perspective applicants, we have generated a IACUC procedure timeline chart:

The survey and the formal IACUC application forms can be found here (You will need NetID login to download, reload the page after that):

Beginning Survey

DKU Standard Animal Protocol Application_Core

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for your interest in our commitment to ethical and responsible animal research and education. To learn IACUC further, see this document.

Introduction to IACUC Program at DKU


Chia-Chien Chen, PhD

Members of the committee:
Pedro Rada Rincon
Vivian Xu
Emily Williams
Lindsay Mahon
Sajid Umar
Yingxue Li