With funding from Oregon Sea Grant, ARCS Scholar, Sophie Wenman, and other researchers are placing bags of oysters on different amounts of empty shells to see if the shells help the oysters grow better. The empty shells dissolve and emit calcium and carbonate into the water potentially serving as... Read more
ARCS Scholar, Erin Peck, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, OSU, presented her Master Thesis Defense on "Competing Roles of Sea Level Rise and Sediment Supply on Oregon Salt March Accretion and Carbon Burial." Accelerated sea level rise and human landscape alteration threaten the persistence of salt marshes along... Read more
Oregon State University’s College of Forestry hosted the annual Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium to showcase current graduate student research. The OSU website notes, "The purpose of this symposium is to promote academic excellence by challenging students to present their work to and receive feedback from their academic and professional... Read more
ARCS Scholar, Kevin Watanabe-Smith, PhD, is a cancer biologist in Dr. Brian Druker's lab at OHSU. “Mutations are part of life. They are mistakes in a gene like typos in a text message,” said Watanabe-Smith, a postdoctoral fellow with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. “But which mutations cause cancer? That’s... Read more
Susan Schnur presented her PhD dissertation defense on April 17th. She is a graduate student in Geology and Geophysics, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. The topic of her research is Temporal Evolution of Submarine Volcanoes and Seamount Trails. Susan’s research interests cover a wide... Read more
Sunil Joshi, ARCS Scholar at OHSU, Receives Soros Fellowship
Sunil Joshi is the first at OHSU to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Award. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate education in the United States. Sunil's research interest covers intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia. He works with Brian J. Druker, MD, a world-recognized expert in cancer.