Research Policies

Research involving animals must be approved in advance by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Review the committee's webpage to learn about procedures and find forms, or contact Professor Tom Root, Committee chair.

Research involving human subjects must be reviewed by the Human Subjects Review Committee (Institutional Review Board).  The committee's procedures and forms are available at  Further information may be obtained from Professor Carlos Velez, the committee chair.

Research at Middlebury that uses recombinant DNA (rDNA) and other biohazards is overseen by the IBC (Institutional Biosafety Committee). Review their website for more information.

rev. 7/28/17