Pasteur Institute of India
(An Autonomous Institute Under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India)

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)

W.E.F 31.01.2018, until further orders

  • (a) Dr. S.Sivakumar, Director, Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor - Chairman
  • (b) Dr. S. P. Muthukumar, CPCSEA main nominee - Principal Scientist & Head, Animal House facility, CSIR – Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, Karnataka – Main Nominee.
  • (c) Dr. R. Vadivelan, Deptt. of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty – Scientist from outside the Institute.
  • (d) Dr. T.K. Praveen, 20, Rocklands, Deptt. of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty – 643 001 – Socially aware nominee.
  • (e) Dr. A. Premkumar, Senior Research Officer, PII, Coonoor - Scientist from different discipline
  • (f) Dr. S. Vishnukandan, Veterinarian, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Coonoor - Veterinarian
  • (g) Dr. B. Sugumaran, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Ooty - Scientist from different discipline
  • To review and approve research proposals involving lab animals
  • To provide suggestions for modification of the proposals wherever necessary
  • To conduct periodic supervision of Institute’s animal facility
  • To ascertain ethical use of animals and protection of well being of animals during and after research
  • When research activity is not found in accordance to CPCSEA guidelines to help adopt correct measures
  • To see that all those persons involved in animal care and research are adequately trained to handle the animals
  • To ensure that GLP guidelines are followed in animal facility to protect the researchers and all others involved in animal handling