OSU Plant Pathologist Joey Hulbert is going to South Africa.
KLCC's News Director Tripp Sommer speaks with Joey Hulbert. He has a master's degree from OSU and this Fall he begins doctorate work in microbiology and plant pathology at University of Pretoria in South Africa. Joey also wants to create "citizen scientists" to save South African trees.
Joey is an avid bicyclist. He plans to take one of his bikes to South Africa.
Joey is crowd funding to raise money for his scientific studies. For more information, click here:
Hops are a key ingredient in craft beer. At a lab at Oregon State University, the analysis and development of hops continue. KLCC's Emily Greene spoke with Dr. Tom Shellhammer, a an OSU professor of Food Science and Technology in Corvallis.
Tag: You can learn more about hops at an event titled "Craft Beer + Climate" from 5 to 8 pm, Thursday, February 26 in the Lee Guistina Ballroom at the Ford Alumni Center. Shellhammer's colleague and fellow hop expert Shaun Townsend will present on hop breeding and how climate trends affect the beer industry.
Nuclear Forensics can be described as the investigation of materials to find evidence of the source, trafficking, and enrichment of nuclear material. Oregon State University is now offering a new graduate student training initiative as an expanded part of its Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Department. OSU Assistant Professor of Research Camille Palmer says the Introduction to Nuclear Forensics course will allow students to actually test samples of material.
Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco has had a long career building and promoting lines of connections between ocean health and human health.
Her work has carried her from the laboratory and classroom to the highest levels of public policy administration. She served as head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, from 2009 to 2013 and was recently named a US Science Envoy for the Ocean by the State Department.