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 (ORCA and MEG grants) 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 (IRB), animal subject (IACUC), and recombinant DNA (IBC) research.


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May 2018

1st IACUC Meeting
10th IACUC June Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
10th IBC Meeting
18th IRB June Meeting Deadline
21th IACUC June Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
28th Memorial Day Holiday

June 2018

5th IACUC Meeting
10th IACUC July Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB July Meeting Deadline
IACUC July Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)



BYU Research Development

Year-to-Date Totals:

Awards: 59
Funding: $5,240,180

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