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Alumni and Friends

Biochemist alumna named 2019 AAAS Fellow

Malin Young (’92, ’94), an Oregon State University alumna and biochemist, was elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Biochemistry & Biophysics

Liver, colon cancer cells thwarted by compounds derived from hops

The hops plant produces a compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two key derivatives of the compound are even more effective.

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Faculty and Staff

Biochemist wins U.S. Fulbright Scholar award

A prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar award will allow Kevin Ahern and Indira Rajagopal to take their passion for teaching and mentoring to University of Malta.

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Faculty and Staff

Two lives intertwined by biochemistry and a passion for teaching burn bright beyond retirement

If anything is certain, it is that Kevin Ahern and wife Indira Rajagopal won’t lose their passion for teaching anytime soon after retiring following a 30-year tenure at OSU.

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Faculty and Staff

Celebrating excellence: 2019 teaching and advising awards

Inspirational teachers and advisors honored at the Winter 2019 Teaching and Advising Awards in the College of Science.

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Biomedical Science

Synergies unleashed to tackle human health and disease

OSU scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to human health, working across the life, physical and mathematical sciences to spur fresh thinking and innovations.

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Three OSU scientists elected 2018 AAAS Fellows

All three OSU professors named 2018 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are in the College of Science.

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Faculty and Staff

Molecular geneticist named AAAS fellow

Biochemist Michael Freitag has been awarded the distinction of 2018 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing outstanding achievement: 2018 Alumni Awards

Three outstanding scientists received the 2018 College of Science Alumni Awards.

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From scientific ideas to innovative solutions in the marketplace

The College of Science launches Innovation Days, a series of workshops for faculty to spur innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Biochemistry & Biophysics

Scientist who discovered protein involved in cancer metastasis named Alumni Fellow

Alumna Marian Waterman, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Irvine, is honored as 2018 Alumni Fellow.

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From the first 3-D virtual microscope to new antibiotics: A year in review, 2017-18

The College of Science highlights successes from 2017-18 from groundbreaking research on ocean acidification and earthquake forecasting to dangers affecting coral reefs.