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Chemistry Ph.D. student wins prestigious GEM Science Fellowship

Chemistry Ph.D. student Ana Arteaga was one of three graduate students at OSU to receive a prestigious GEM Fellowship in 2019.

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Researchers identify type of parasitic bacteria that saps corals of energy

Microbiologists Rebecca Vega Thurber and Grace Klinges have proposed a new genus of bacteria that flourishes when coral reefs become polluted, making them more susceptible to disease.

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Graduate students

Mathews Fellow in biochemistry plans bioinformatics studies of disease-causing protein mutations

Doctoral student Patrick Morar is the 2019-20 Christopher and Catherine Mathews Graduate Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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Mathematics graduate student's leadership, innovative teaching, outreach and research garners awards

Mathematics graduate students are taking the lead in transforming undergraduate teaching and expanding math outreach activities.

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Graduate students

Microbiology grad student’s board game teaches ocean ecology

Microbiology graduate student develops a board game designed to help students understand the microbial ecology of the oceans and movement of biomass.

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Graduate students

Inaugural science fellowship supports research in the Sharpton Microbiome Lab

The College of Science congratulates Courtney Rae Armour, the first graduate student to receive the Larry W. Martin & Joyce B. O’Neill Endowed Fellowship.

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Graduate students

Amber Vogel selected as 2018 Mathews Fellow in biochemistry to study drug discovery

Ph.D. student Amber Vogel received the 2018-19 Christopher and Catherine Mathews Graduate Fellowship in biochemistry and biophysics.

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Student Success

Grad students energized by "Be your own best mentor" workshop

Lifelong professional development skills are taught in an award-winning workshop by alumna Dr. Carolee Bull.

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Marine Science

Funding for long-term studies promotes better science, environmental policy

The need for long-term research—which is highly valued by environmental scientists and policymakers—far outstrips the amount of funding awarded for it, according to a recent study.

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Graduate students

Congratulations 2017 Ford Fellows

Congratulations to these 26 science graduate students who won 2017 Ford Fellowships!

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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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Graduate students

Grad student's research selected for Thermo Fisher's promotional posters

Biochemistry & biophysics graduate student Paroma Chatterjee's thesis project selected to represent Thermo Fisher’s traveling posters on molecular probes brand reagents at airports worldwide.