July 13th, 2017
New research shows a species of diatom, a single-celled algae thought to be asexual, does reproduce sexually—a finding with important biotechnology implications.
Biologist Virginia Weis is one of eight researchers selected for a new $14 million NSF program for enabling discovery through genomic tools.
Marine biologist Jane Lubchenco and an international team of scientists have found that marine reserves can help protect the planet from global warming.
A three-year survey of the California Current System found persistent, highly acidified water throughout this ecologically critical nearshore habitat.
A new study by Oregon State microbiologists reveals how deep-water bacteria’s genomes break down carbon molecules
In the Galapagos Islands, scientists from Oregon State University and Brown University examined the relationships among predatory fishes, urchins, algae, sea lions and sharks.
Three Ph.D. students in integrative biology and microbiology receive prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program fellowships for 2017.
Microbiologist Rebecca Vega Thurber has pioneered research aimed at protecting marine biodiversity with a special focus on highly endangered coral reefs.
The Microbiology Student Association Research Symposium will be held on April 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The need for long-term research—which is highly valued by environmental scientists and policymakers—far outstrips the amount of funding awarded for it, according to a recent […]
Microbiologist Andrew Thurber has co-authored a study which warns the deep ocean floor may face starvation and sweeping ecological change by the year 2100.
Powerful, inspiring words for how scientists can inform policy and be relevant and credible in a post-truth era.
Marine scientist Jane Lubchenco receives the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences.
Four doctoral students in the College of Science are among the 27 scientists and engineers selected as 2016 ARCS Foundation Scholars by the Portland chapter.
Stephen Giovannoni was part of an international team that discovered two phytoplankton groups in warm waters around the world, which may important in future ocean […]
Head of the Microbiology Department Jerri Bartholomew recently received the American Fisheries Society S.F Snieszko Distinguished Service Award
On November 2 and 3, 1500 K-12 students gather for Discovery Days on campus
Artist Abigail Losli (BFA ’16) will be exhibiting her painting inspired by a research cruise on the Pacific Ocean at the SPARK reception on October […]