Reporting Concerns

How to report issues of noncompliance or concerns regarding the care and use of animals in research

Concerns or complaints regarding the care or use of laboratory animals at SUNY Upstate should be reported via phone, email or in person to the Director of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) or the Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  Your question, complaint or concern will be brought to the attention of the IACUC and investigated as appropriate.

Contact: Dr. Robert Quinn, Director, DLAR
During normal business hours: 315-464-6563
Emergency or after hours: 315-263-5549
Email: quinnr@upstate.edu
Location: 4159 Weiskotten Hall
Contact: Dr. Michael Lyon, Chair, IACUC
During normal business hours: 315-464-7253
Email: lyonm@upstate.edu
Location: 158 Weiskotten Hall

How to report issues of research misconduct

All Upstate faculty and staff are encouraged to report any suspected incidences of research misconduct to the Upstate Research Integrity Officer. Potential complainants are encouraged to visit the Research Integrity Office website for guidance on how to appropriately report issues of research misconduct.

Contact: David C. Amberg, Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity and Research Integrity Office
Phone: 315 464-6486
Email: rio@upstate.edu
Location: 2142 Weiskotten Hall

The University will not tolerate retaliation toward or harassment of individuals who report actual or possible concerns of noncompliance or misuse of the care and use of animals in research or research misconduct. All reasonable efforts will be made to protect the anonymity of complainants and to protect the rights and interests of all parties involved.