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Research

Oregon State Science, an innovation ecosystem

Scientific discovery at OSU is driven by big thinking, insatiable curiosity and out-of-the-box ideas that find a way into the economy.

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Statistics

Statistician who helped create new data science curriculum for California high schools joins OSU

The College of Science welcomes James Molyneux, who joined the Department of Statistics as an assistant professor in Fall 2018.

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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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Data Science

Cities’ population, transportation patterns affect how flu epidemics play out

The more people a city has and the more organized its residents’ movement patterns, the longer its flu season is apt to last.

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Data Science

Research finds quakes can systematically trigger other ones on opposite side of Earth

New research shows that a big earthquake can not only cause other quakes, but large ones, and on the opposite side of the Earth.

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Biochemistry & Biophysics

Deep learning cracks the code of messenger RNAs and protein-coding potential

Biochemist and biophysicist David Hendrix and collaborators have used deep learning to decipher which ribonucleic acids have the potential to encode proteins.

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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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Biochemistry & Biophysics

Big-data tool improves understanding between disease and mutant genetic material

Biochemist David Hendrix and a team of OSU researchers developed a computer program that illuminates the connections between mutant genetic material and disease.

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Faculty and Staff

Mathematician receives international recognition as SIAM Fellow

Mathematician Juan Restrepo was named a 2018 Fellow for the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics for his mathematical and computational modeling of the ocean.

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Statistics

Statistical innovations help decode the human microbiome

OSU statisticians were awarded a four-year $770K NIH grant to innovate statistical methods to study the human microbiome and its role in human health.