Melodie Putnam received the Lifetime Achievement Award! Walt Mahaffee received the Distinguished Service Award; and Christina Hagerty received the Early Career Award.  Wonderful news for three very deserving plant pathologists. Also, H...


The Biological Data Sciences program congratulates Sophie Baur and Riely White, class of 2022 and the first two to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in BDS.


Posy Busby

Also on April 1, Dr. Posy Busby became a co-signatory PI on the Andrews Forest LTER grant....


2022 REEU Big Data in Ag

The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University is excited to offer an internship for undergraduate students.

Applications are due by 5:00 PM PST on February 26, 2022.

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Biological Data Sciences

  


A new transdisciplinary undergraduate major offered at OSU!

The Biological Data Sciences (BDS) program is administered by the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, and offered in collaboration with faculty from Botany and Plant Pathology, Computer Science, Fisheries and Wildlife, Horticulture, Microbiology, and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Biological Data Sciences offers 3 options, new BDS courses and a minor! Enrollment is open for Spring 2020!

 

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New! Earn your Botany degree online!

Oregon State is the first university in the U.S. to offer a botany degree online.

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Get a Bachelor of Science Degree in Botany 

One degree, five options. Learn the core scientific and analytical skills surrounding botany and plant pathology, and focus your education on one of five key areas of focus.

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Graduate Programs

We offer Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Within each program, students may elect to specialize in one of eight key areas of concentration.

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Outreach and Extension

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