Please use the following form for each plant and/or animal project
to be conducted at the CAES Research & Education Centers. Please contact
Kelly Eisele or Harald Scherm at (706) 542-2151 with any questions.
While completing the form, be sure to click "Save & Continue" to ensure that you do not
To retrieve a previous project: Enter your email address and click "Retrieve Projects."
Use the checkboxes below to indicate if this is a plant and/or animal project;
a plant or animal section will appear based on your choice.
Attention should be given to special budget inputs, labor, supplies and equipment,
and disposition/ sale of products.
NOTE: An Animal Use Protocol (AUP) must be completed for each project involving animals, even if no treatments are applied to the animals
and no data are collected from them. This would include, for example, studies in which animals are used for grazing of forage trials
or to create runoff in field studies.
The form will be routed electronically to the appropriate department or unit head,
REC or Farm Superintendent, and finally the individual responsible for the REC
(usually an assistant or associate dean). Please ensure the correct individuals are selected for
the three levels. The form can be returned at any approval level with requested changes.
The form submitter will be notified by e-mail once the project has been approved.
By submitting this form, the principal investigator verifies that all relevant
University Guidelines are being met and project protocols were approved by the relevant
committees as appropriate (radiological safety, biological hazards, animal use).