Research

Labratory research

The work our faculty and students do brings people healthy, abundant food, clean water, advances in health care, and a stronger economy. Our work strengthens individuals and communities, and enriches the lives of people in Oregon and beyond.

Our Impacts

Tiny pest casts costly shadow over Oregon’s small fruit industry

Quick response and collaborative detective work has helped contain a sudden invasion of spotted wing drosophila, a potentially devastating threat to Oregon’s $100 million berry crop industry. The small fly, native to Southeast Asia, is capable of despoiling tons of...


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