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The principal investigator must submit the protocol to the animal committee of the institution/ faculty/ hospital with which he/she is affiliated with. The PI's profile in the animal protocol on-line software Darwin will automatically be set up to submit to the appropriate committee.

Downtown Campus
(for Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science)

All protocols and amendments are to be received 11 days before the meeting date via the Darwin on-line software. Coordinator of the Facility Animal Care Committee: animalethics [dot] review [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email).

Meetings of Downtown Committee A (Cell biology and tumour type protocols): are usually on the last Tuesday of each month except in the summer.

  • Tuesday, July 29,  2014 at 1pm (Deadline for submission: (Fri. July 18)
  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 1pm (Deadline for submission: (Fri. Aug. 15)

Meetings of Downtown Committee B (Behaviour, physiology and non-human primate type protocols) : are usually on the first Tuesday of each month except in the summer.

  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 1pm (Deadline for submission: Fri. June 27)
  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 1pm (Deadline for submission: Fri. July 25)


Macdonald Campus
(for Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Field Type Studies)

Meetings: are usually once a month. The next ones are scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00pm


Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Meetings are usually every one or two months.


SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research

Meetings are 4 to 6 times a year, usually on the 1st Friday of the month.


Montreal Neurological Institute

Please consult the MNI ACC Website for MNI ACC meetings and AUP submission information. Meetings are usually on every 3rd Wednesday of the month.


MUHC - Montreal Children's Hospital site

Meetings are every two months, usually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.


MUHC - Montreal General Hospital site

Meetings are once a month, usually the 1st Thursday of the month.


MUHC - Royal Victoria Hospital site and Meakins-Christie Laboratories

Meetings are usually on every 2nd Wednesday of the month.


Shriners Hospital for Children

Meetings are usually every 3-4 months.


Animal Ethics Subcommittee

Meetings are every month or two, usually on the 3rd Thursday of every month.


University Animal Care Committee (UACC)

Meetings are 2 to 4 times a year.


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