An Organized Research Unit (ORU) is an academic unit established by the University to provide a supportive infrastructure for interdisciplinary research complementary to the academic goals of departments of instruction and research, and typically involve faculty from two or more Schools.

Organized Research Unit Guidelines

Find out more about Organized Research Units, including how a center is officially recognized and added to this list.

UCI Organized Research Units

Atmospheric Integrated Research at UCI (AirUCI)

Cancer Research Institute (CRI)

Center for Complex Biological Systems (CCBS)

Center for Embedded and Cyber-physical Systems (CECS)

Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM)

Center for Virus Research (CVR)

Concept Art of DNA

Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics (IGB)

Institute for Immunology (IFI)

Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)

Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS)

UCI Provisional ORUs

Center for Population, Inequality, and Policy (CPIP)

Center for Translational Vision Research (CTVR)

Connected Learning Lab (CLL)

Institute for Future Health (IFH)

Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy