Research and Innovation

Cellphone showing Slack chat
May 6

Senior graduate students step up to help their peers

They have taken steps to provide virtual mentorship to first-year grad students
Image of brain with puzzle piece
May 5

UO lab looking at aging arteries and Alzheimer’s disease

Ashley Walker is exploring the role stiffening arteries play in brain health
Green plant in sun
May 4

National Academy of Sciences elects noted UO biologist

Alice Barkan is chosen for her advances in understanding genes vital to photosynthesis
Masks in decontamination chamber
May 4

UO partners with state to house N95 mask decontamination unit

The Battelle cleaning system will extend the lifespan of masks to up to 20 uses
Forest elephants
May 4

Study uncovers a heightened threat to African forest elephants

Findings by a team that includes a UO anthropologist could aid conservation efforts
Coronavirus map
April 30

UO researcher hopes to improve COVID-19 disease models

Stilianos Louca is using computer modeling to improve medical and policy decisions
Biology professor Judith Eisen in the UO's Zebrafish International Research Center.
April 29

New five-year grant funds study of bacteria in brain development

The $2 million project will examine how bacteria influence the nervous system
Cassandra Moseley
April 28

Cassandra Moseley appointed interim research leader

The search for a permanent successor to David Conover is on pause due to the pandemic
Counseling session screenshot
April 28

HEDCO clinic helps parents, families with coronavirus stress

A program within the College of Education is providing counseling services remotely
Karen Guillemin
April 24

UO biologist Karen Guillemin named to national academy

An expert on the human microbiome, she is one of 276 in the AAAS Class of 2020