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Faculty and Staff

Research grants to seed the next great idea

Seed funding from the College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) program continues to bolster ambitious and expansive research projects across biomedical science, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics and more. 

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Women in Science

Women scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on February 11, we acknowledge the women faculty, students and alumnae of the OSU College of Science.

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Students

Using mathematical biology to explore everything from ecological phenomenon to cancer cells

Mathematics senior Rachel Sousa found her passion in mathematical biology, motivated to work harder and break barriers in the notoriously male-dominated field.

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Biomedical Science

Synergies unleashed to tackle human health and disease

OSU scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to human health, working across the life, physical and mathematical sciences to spur fresh thinking and innovations.

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Research

From scientific ideas to innovative solutions in the marketplace

The College of Science launches Innovation Days, a series of workshops for faculty to spur innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Faculty and Staff

Recognizing research and administrative excellence

Congratulations to these science faculty and administrators who received 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards for administrative and research excellence!

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Faculty and Staff

David Koslicki awarded NIH grant

Congratulations to Assistant Professor David Koslicki who was recently awarded an NIH grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

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Data Science

The blood of schizophrenia patients contains more genetic material from microbes

The blood of schizophrenia patients features genetic material from more types of microorganisms than that of people without the debilitating mental illness.

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Research

150 years of science for sea and space

Science at Oregon State University has been a trailblazer since OSU's designation as a land-grant college in 1868.

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Faculty and Staff

Recognizing faculty and staff excellence

The College of Science celebrated research, teaching and administrative excellence at its 2017 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards.

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Biomedical Science

Disease "superspreading" driving force in Ebola epidemic

A new study reveals nearly 3% of people infected with Ebola in the 2014-15 epidemic were "super spreaders," responsible for infecting 61% of all cases.

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Graduate students

Four Ph.D. students awarded ARCS Foundation scholarships

Four doctoral students in the College of Science are among the 27 scientists and engineers selected as 2016 ARCS Foundation Scholars by the Portland chapter.

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Biomedical Science

Biohealth science's connection to quantitative sciences

Researchers are interpreting and advancing biohealth sciences in innovative new ways by applying the natural sciences, such as mathematics, statistics and chemistry.