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Oregon State Receives $4.2 Million for Climate Change Research on Marine Species

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
January 6, 2023

Oregon State University received a $4.2 million federal grant to research climate change impacts on key marine species and have begun the four-year-long study, which spans multiple departments.  The...

Ruth Muchiri, the research and development lab manager, stands in Van Breemans lab. Van Breeman and his team have found that cannabinoid acids can help block the COVID-19 virus from infecting humans.

OSU research shows compounds found in hemp can prevent entry of COVID-19

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
February 16, 2022

Researchers at Oregon State University found that a pair of cannabinoid acids can bind to the COVID-19 spike protein and block the virus from infecting human cells. According to Richard Van Breemen,...

Using the microbiome to help people with Autism

August 24, 2019

Dr. Maude and her research team are studying the microbiome to create medications that could facilitate the life of people with autism.Check more about her research at:

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Government shutdown affects OSU research funding, government assistance programs

Jada Krening, News Reporter
January 23, 2019

To date, the current government shutdown is longest in the history of the United States, lasting a total of 33 days and impacting individuals across the nation, and right here at Oregon State University.Consequently,...

(Left) Dr. Fritz Gombart and (right) Isabelle Logan, OSU second year graduate student, study their results from the Polymerase Chain Reaction machine to measure gene expression. Gombart and Logan have been designing vitamin D-laden bandages and sutures, which have shown to speed up the healing process of wounds. 

OSU research explores new methods to fight wound infections

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
November 6, 2017

Researchers find vitamin D-laden bandages, create a multi-step approach to fight pathogensWatch out standard bandages and stitches, a new method of surface healing is on the rise. Sutures and bandages...

OSU receives over $121 million, largest grant in its history

OSU receives over $121 million, largest grant in its history

David DeHart, Multimedia Contributor
July 24, 2017

Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences received a $121.88 million grant to begin construction on newly-designed marine research vessels, according to an OSU News and...

Oregon State Associate Professor Skip Rochefort sitting on a stool in his laboratory. Professor Rochefort is helping to develop a more inclusive environment in undergraduate research at Oregon State. 

OSU faculty works to increase inclusivity in research

Sydney Sullivan, News Contributor
June 26, 2017

Tapping into a world full of ideas means tapping into a world of diversity. According to Skip Rochefort, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Oregon State University, new ideas spring from...

Adrian Gallo, a graduate student studying soil sciences, examines soil cores from various sites around the United States.

OSU enrolls thousands of students in Graduate School

Tiffani Smith
June 12, 2017

As one of the only institutions in the nation designated as a land, sea, sun and space grant university, Oregon State University is dedicated to creating an environment centered around academic excellence,...

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