Our Mission

Support faculty, students, staff and university administration in efforts to encourage and support research, creative activities, and other expressions of academic scholarship.

Mentored Learning

We sponsor several mentoring programs that connect undergraduate students with faculty mentors to work on research projects and creative endeavors.

Compliance Committees

ORCA houses three compliance committees responsible for managing and approving human subject, animal subject, and recombinant DNA research.

Year-to-Date Totals:

Awards: 225
Funding: $25,488,569

Calendar

September 2014

1st Labor Day Holiday
2nd First day of fall semester
2nd IACUC Meeting
4th IRB Meeting
10th IACUC October Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
19th IRB October Meeting Deadline
IACUC October Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
24th-
25th
ORCA Grant Workshops
24 Sept 11:00 & 3:00
25 Sept 11:00 & 3:00
WSC Varsity Theater

October 2014

2nd IACUC Meeting
IRB Meeting
10th IACUC November Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB November Meeting Deadline
IACUC November Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)

November 2014

6th IACUC Meeting
IRB Meeting
10th IACUC December Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB December Meeting Deadline
IACUC December Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
26th-
28th
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2014

4th IACUC Meeting
IRB Meeting
10th IACUC January Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
19th IRB January Meeting Deadline
IACUC January Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
25th-
26th
Christmas Holiday