Contact ORCA

Animal Care and Use (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee)

General Questions
Email: iacuc@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-3150

Human Subjects (Institutional Review Board), Conflict of Interest, Responsible Conduct of Research

General Questions
Email: orca@ucsc.edu

For URGENT matters, please include "URGENT" in the subject of your email and our staff will be in touch by the end of the business day.

Laverne Estanol

  • Title
    • Director, Research Compliance Administration
  • Phone
    831-459-4114
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research
  • Summary of Expertise

    Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Cannabis Research, Stem Cell Research

Jennifer B. Dier

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Research Compliance Administration
  • Phone
    831-459-1473
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Bruce W Kennedy

  • Title
    • Research Compliance Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-3150
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, N/A
  • Mailstop Office of Research

Bri Quinn

  • Title
    • Research Compliance Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-1473
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Kerr Hall, 4th floor when on campus; hybrid
  • Mailstop Office of Research