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: 310
Funding: $25,041,181

Calendar

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

January 2015

5th First day of Winter semester
8th IACUC Meeting
IRB Meeting
12th IACUC February Meeting Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
19th Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
20th IRB February Meeting Deadline
IACUC February Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)