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Seed Grant Program

 

 

Research Highlights

 

$116 million in grants awarded

 

 

512 proposals submitted
 

 

 

$109 million in research expenditures

 

 

20 inventions licensed
12 patents filed

 

Recent Notable Awards

Tiffany Garcia

Tiffany Garcia with Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences received $2.9M from the National Science Foundation to research the prediction of transformation of emergent freshwater networks under variable climate regimes.
 

Scientist man standing with cereal grass

Chris Mundt with Botany and Plant Pathology received $2.5M from the National Science Foundation to investigate long distance dispersal and disease spread under increased ecological complexity.
 

Lisa Ballance, director of the Marine Mammal Institute, stands among the bones of a blue whale. Photo by Ellie Lafferty, Oregon State University.

Lisa Ballance with the Marine Mammal Institute received $2M from the Department of Energy to perform baseline data collection on cetaceans and seabirds in the outer continental shelf and slope of Northern California and Oregon to inform offshore wind energy development.
 

Recent Inventions

USDA Blackberries 'Celestial', 'Zodiac', and 'Thunderhead'

Inventors: Chad Finn, Michael Hardigan
Berry Crops Production Systems Program

OR2130755 Nimbus Wheat

Inventors: Chris Mundt, Andrew Ross, Robert Zemetra
Wheat Research Program

Hibiscus syriacus ‘ORSTHIB5x1’

Inventor: Ryan Contreras
Ornamental Plant Breeding Program

Tri-State Potato 'Becca Rose'

Inventors: Brian Charlton, Vidyasagar Sathuvalli Rajakalyan
Potato Breeding Program

Philadelphus ‘ORSTPHILx1’

Inventor: Ryan Contreras
Ornamental Plant Breeding Program

Hazelnut 'Thompson'

Inventors: Rebecca McCluskey, Shawn Mehlenbacher, David Smith, Jacob Snelling
Hazelnut Breeding Program

USDA Red Raspberry 'Finnberry'

Inventors: Chad Finn, Michael Hardigan
Berry Crops Production Systems Program

'IH13022' Hop Variety ('Luminosa')

Inventor: Michael Shaun Townsend
Aroma Hop Breeding Program

Barley Varieties 'Successor', 'Lontra', and 'Flex'

Inventors: Tanya Filichkin, Scott Fisk, Patrick Hayes, Laura Helgerson
Barley Breeding Program

Vaccinium ovatum 'Cascade Jewel'

Inventor: Ryan Contreras
Ornamental Plant Breeding Program

Styrax japonicus ‘ORSTSTYx1’

Inventors: Ryan Contreras, Ivory Knutson, Cara Still
Ornamental Plant Breeding Program

 

 

In The News

Blossom blight phase where the infected blossoms are killed and more bacteria are produced as the creamy oozes (red arrow) when weather warms up. These oozes provide more source of bacteria for newer infections of the nearby tissues. Photo: Kate Lundquist

The Long Fight to Stop Fire Blight

At the Plant Pathology lab at Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) a very old fight against Erwinia amylovora...

Oregon State University study shows health impacts from brief pesticide exposure on fish and their offspring

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University found that fish embryos exposed to tiny amounts of pesticides for four days experienced...

spotted wing drosophila on a cherry

The Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) conducts research that directly addresses and supports the needs of cherry producers.

Oregon State University’s Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) is comprised of two assistant professors in the...

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