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Alexandra Weisberg (Jeff Chang lab) is lead author on a new paper published in Science. Read the OSU News story "...

A new paper "Phytopathogenic Rhodococcus Have Diverse Plasmids With Few Conserved Virulence Functions" from the Jeff Chang lab was published this week in Frontiers in Microbiology.

Blaine Baker

Blaine Baker has received the CAS Stay at Home Hero Award  for his extraordinary efforts to maintain departmental operations and safely supporting all our students, staff and faculty.

Northwest Scientific Association showcased Elisa Di Meglio this week, as one of their past grant recipients.

Kelsey Bisson (lead PI), together with Michael Behrenfeld (Co-I) & Emmanuel Boss (UMaine, Co-I) received NASA funding to study Arctic and global ocean phytoplankton using the newly launched ICESat-2 satellite lidar.

Toby Westberry, along with Michael Behrenfeld and Jason Graff, received NASA funding in support of the ‘The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem’ (PACE) mission.

Jeff Anderson, assistant professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University, has received a...

Cedar Warman (John Fowler Lab) is lead author on a new paper out in PLOS Genetics titled "High expression in maize pollen correlates with...

Congratulations to BPP graduate student Nick Carleson for being recognized for his excellent research and presentation at the 2019 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference.

Phil Hamm

Phil Hamm announced recently he is retiring after 44 years with Oregon State University, including serving the last 29 years at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center and the last 14 as the center’s director.

The greenhouse facility splits use between teaching and university research efforts and has the ability to grow almost any commodity plant that grows in Oregon at any given time. This can range from fruits to grains to trees. 

The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.