Report a Concern

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To report a concern regarding animal care and use, biohazardous materials, human subjects in research, or export controls, please see the information listed below.

Animal Care and Use

Each Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) member, alternate, and staff member is responsible for referring any concern received to the IACUC chair. If the concern is made in writing or via email, it will be forwarded to the chair with a note indicating the date and time of receipt of the concern. All allegations of animal mistreatment or non-compliance are taken seriously and investigated, even if the complainant chooses to remain anonymous.

You can also submit a concern online. Click here to complete an animal concern submission form.

Concerns may also be directed to the Attending Veterinarian or the executive director of Comparative Medicine at 979.845.7433 or 979.845.6488.

Concerns regarding the use of animals in research and/or teaching may be directed electronically or by phone to the chair of the IACUC or the Animal Welfare Office at:


Or submit a report to Texas A&M EthicsPoint (not for events presenting an immediate threat to life or property).

Biohazardous Materials

To report a concern regarding the unsafe use of biohazards please contact:

Biosafety Program (biosafety@tamu.edu)

  • 979.862.4549
  • 979.458.2669 fax


Or submit a report to Texas A&M EthicsPoint (not for events presenting an immediate threat to life or property).

Human Subjects in Research

To report a concern regarding human subjects research please contact:

Human Research Protection Program (irb@tamu.edu)

  • 979.458.4067
  • 979.862.3176 fax


Or submit a report to Texas A&M EthicsPoint (not for events presenting an immediate threat to life or property).

Export Controls

Each University employee has the responsibility to report possible violations of United States export control laws or regulations. Suspected violations should be reported to the Vice President for Research, together with the details of the suspected violation. Suspected violations may also be reported via the ethics and compliance hotline (http://sao.fraud.state.tx.us)or submit a report to Texas A&M EthicsPoint (not for events presenting an immediate threat to life or property).