Oregon State funds more high-impact undergraduate research experiences than any other university in the state.
Biochemistry, mathematics and molecular biology students win 2021 Goldwater awards for research excellence
Two students from the College of Science have been awarded the competitive 2021 Goldwater awards.
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a surging interest in science and medicine, attracting a new generation of students to a career in medicine. Enrollment in the College of Science’s pre-med program at Oregon State University has also remained high, with numbers averaging 90-100 pre-med students annually since 2019.
Meet Katherine Ganio, 2009 biochemistry & biophysics alumna and research fellow at the University of Melbourne.
Meet Tari Tan, biochemistry and biophysics alumna and currently the Director of Educational Programming for Neurobiology and the Ph.D. program in Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School.
Since graduating from OSU with a degree in biochemistry & biophysics, Bango has been in the Peace Corps, worked in a malaria research laboratory in Botswana and is now working on the front lines of COVID-19 testing and treatment in Los Angeles County, California.
Justin Hall (Ph.D. ’10) is excited to return to Oregon State University and give back to the community that helped jumpstart his success at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
Rebecca Pankow (’11) was featured in New Yorker for her research on building a new generation of robots that work cooperatively with humans.
Biochemistry alumnus Patrick Reardon (‘01) returns to OSU as Director of the new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility.
Although she describes herself as “an unlikely science student,” Biochemistry and Biophysics senior Lindsay Winkenbach can’t think of anything better than continuing her voyage of scientific adventure and discovery after graduation.