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Taking inspiration from nature for anti-cancer compounds

A team of chemists discovered how to create isomandelalide, a synthetic, stable compound which is a huge asset for scientists studying disease.

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Graduate students

Meet alumnus Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Hours after returning from a business trip to Africa to his home in Geneva, Switzerland, alumnus Ramesh Krishnamurthy (’00) boarded a flight for Oregon.

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Chemistry student receives prestigious scholarships

Cassie Lew was recently awarded the prestigious DAAD RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) fellowship to conduct research this summer in Germany.

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Graduate students

NSF Graduate Fellow Goes to Nepal

Microbiology doctoral student Stephanie Rosales will spend two months in Nepal on an NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP).

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Biomedical Science

From ocean to human health

An interdisciplinary research team receives a 3-year NSF grant for $583K to study animal-microbe interactions to expand our understanding of the immune system's evolution.

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Alumni and Friends

Inspiration for generations

Doc Storm arrived in Corvallis in 1939 to pursue his master’s degree in zoology and never left except for service in World War II

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Biomedical Science

The Web of Biohealth Science

Biohealth science is a new name for one of the oldest disciplines, which encompasses human biology, microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biology.

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Data Science

Next generation of scientists to manage ocean systems

Transdisciplinary team receives $3 million NSF grant to develop Research Traineeships using Big Data to analyze effects of human activities and climate change on oceans.

Math and science

NSF awards $1.39M for math and science teaching fellows

Fellows will receive professional development and support during their first four years of teaching in high needs schools.

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Fundraising efforts exceed $4 million

Thanks to the generous support of our alumni and friends, our College exceeded $4 million in philanthropic investments this fiscal year.

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Alumni and Friends

Recycling for a better future

Chemistry alumnus Steven Sloop (Ph.D., '96) is at the forefront of global efforts to invent and commercialize a clean battery recycling technology.

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Biomedical Science

Discover: Research Highlights

New insect species, breakthrough in ALS research, big ideas in ocean protection and more...