Although having a box of 300 buzzing bees in the corner of her laboratory is uncharted territory for Maude David, who typically works with humans, she maintains a steadfast belief that science moves forward through interdisciplinary teams.
Researchers at Oregon State University have received a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study European foulbrood disease, which is killing honey bees and affecting pollination of specialty crops.
Seventy participants from around the world gathered on campus for the 38th Annual Crown Gall Conference in October 2017. The two-day event was co-hosted by the departments of Microbiology and Botany & Plant Pathology.
A longstanding and fruitful collaboration that benefits fish health and sustainable economic growth in Oregon was recently reinforced by the five-year, $404,000 renewal of a Fish Health Graduate Research Fellowship.