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Microbiology

Microbiologist Jerri Bartholomew elevates microbes to fine art

Bartholomew’s glasswork that fuses artistry with research is on exhibition in The Little Gallery in Kidder Hall from March 7 to April 8, 2022. A new fellowship invites scientist-artists to explore interdisciplinary projects. 

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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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News

Kameron Kadooka named new director of Equity, Access and Inclusion in the College of Science

  The College of Science is thrilled to announce Kameron Kadooka as its director of Equity, Access and Inclusion (EAI), effective April 1. “Equity work is culture change work, and I hope to see the culture of the College of Science move towards one that is welcoming of all, one that is equitable and accessible to everyone, especially those with marginalized identities,” said Kadooka.   

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Events

2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science gathered yesterday on February 22 to recognize academic and teaching excellence of our esteemed faculty and staff at the College's 2021-22 Combined Awards Ceremony. The first half of the ceremony celebrated exceptional research and administration.

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Events

2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in teaching and advising

The College of Science gathers to recognize excellence at the 2021-22 Teaching and Advising Awards.

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Events

Thought Leadership Forum: ‘The Future of Science’

The College of Science is pleased to announce the Thought Leadership Forum, an essential part of the College’s strategic planning process as  we develop our next strategic plan. The event is open to all members in the College, and attendees are welcome to join some or all of the sessions. 

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News

Oregon State opens the world’s first-ever Genetic Code Expansion center

The NIH will fund Oregon State's GCE4All for a total of $5.6M over five years, solidifying the University as a world leader in GCE protein engineering.    

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Chemistry

Chemist's computation predictions make C&EN’s ‘dramatic digits’

Chemist Walt Loveland’s work on oganesson tetratennesside was cited in Chemical & Engineering (C&E) News as one of 2021's “dramatic digits.”

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Events

Learning Assistant poster session highlights teaching excellence

On December 9, 2021, 87 undergraduate Learning Assistants (LAs) gathered in Weniger Hall for a poster presentation where they shared valuable insights about student learning that they had gained throughout the term.

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Research

OSU research finds way to scrub carbon dioxide from factory emissions, make useful products

Carbon dioxide can be harvested from smokestacks and used to create commercially valuable chemicals thanks to a novel compound developed by a scientific collaboration led by Assistant Professor of Chemistry Kyriakos Stylianou.

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News

Gas-passing plankton illuminate another piece of the carbon cycle puzzle

A new study shows that the ocean’s most abundant life form, a type of bacteria, consumes acetone and other climate-active gases.

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News

New endowed faculty position recognizes excellence in microbiology

New Excellence in Microbiology Faculty Scholar Kimberly Halsey researches the marine carbon cycle, fosters student engagement and promotes inclusivity in admissions.