The Department of Botany & Plant Pathology (BPP) at Oregon State University is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Plant Diseases.

Tetrastichia reconstruction

Reconstructing the Tetrastichia bupatides Gordon plant; a Lower Carboniferous/Devonian (Tournaisian) hydrasperman gymnosperm from Oxroad Bay, Scotland and Ballyheigue, Ireland.

BPP graduate students (from left to right) Rachel Baschieri, Alex Wong, Sarah Lowder, and Conner Rogan harvest and crush Pinot noir grapes from a research plot after this year's vineyard research concluded. Cheers to a great field seas...

The Jaiswal and Naithani labs in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University, developed the most comprehensive Transcriptome Atlas from the Chia (Salvia hispanica)....

Meet the Newest BPP Grad Students!

2021 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, 2021.

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COVID-19 Resources and Information

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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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