On August 3rd, 2010, DLBS (Dexa Laboratories of Biomolecular Sciences) has established Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), an independent institution consists of internal DLBS team. IACUC is the committee that will review all research protocols that use test animals; to ensure the safety of animal care and also the research methods do not infringe the of animal welfare. The background of the formation of IACUC is related with pre-clinical studies conducted in DLBS that aim to investigate the efficacy of a product.

Therefore, it is necessary to build a committee to ensure animal welfare with ethics value, thus the result is not bias. In addition, IACUC also served as an internal auditor to conduct audit for AAALAC (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care) accreditation, where IACUC will assess any deviations that may occur in animal laboratory.

The IACUC committee was appointed by the Executive Director of DLBS, Raymond R. Tjandrawinata, with Imelda L. Winoto as a chairman, Florencia L. Nailufar as the attending veterinarian, Erna Sulistyaningrum and Olivia M. Tandrasasmita as scientists, Linggawati Haryanto as non-scientist, and Siswa Setyahadi as non-affiliated member.