1. Katrina Cornish named 2018 Innovator of the year

    Jun 13, 2019

    Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Cornish for her recent award as innovator of the year.  Dr. Cornish is a Professor of Horticulture and Crop Sciences, Endowed Chair and Ohio Research Scholar for Bioemergent Materials, and Technical Director of Ohio State’s Program of Excellence in Natural Rubber Alternatives.

  2. ASTA Better Seed, Better Life Video Contest, 2nd Place Winner: Stephanie Karhoff

    Nov 30, 2017

    Stephanie Karhoff (Ph.D. candidate, Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program) was awarded second place for her "Better Seed, Better Life" video which features the importance of marker assisted selection in plant breeding.

  3. OSU to host its first annual Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium

    Jun 22, 2017

    Join us for the first annual Pioneer Plant Science Symposium series being hosted by The Ohio State University (OSU).

    April 6 and 7 of 2018, in Wooster, Ohio, speakers from OSU, industry, and other leading institutions will be gathered to speak on the use of interdisciplinary approaches to increase profitability.

  4. HCS graduate students win awards at annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology

    Jun 21, 2017

    Two Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students from Dr. John Finer's lab won awards at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

    Andika Gunadi received first place in the graduate student oral competition for a presentation titled: "Soybean (Glycine max) Promoter Characterization through CRISPRi.”

  5. Eric Stockinger, photo courtesy of Farm and Dairy

    Dr. Eric Stockinger's barley breeding program featured in Farm and Dairy

    Jun 13, 2017

    The Stockinger lab was featured in a Farm and Dairy article, "Farmers go farm to bottle with malted barley" by Chris Kick.  With the adoption of malting barley varieties tested by OSU, the brewing industry in Ohio is using verticle integration to have better control of their products!

  6. Graduate students receive four OARDC SEEDS awards

    May 17, 2017

    Graduate students advised by faculty involved in plant breeding and genetics garnered a total of four OARDC SEEDS awards in 2017.

    Katherine D' Amico (Translational Plant Sciences) and Emile Gluck Taler (Plant Pathology) from the Bonello lab received an award for their work in "Simultaneous transcriptome analysis of the sudden oak death pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum and its host, Quercus agrifolia."

  7. OSU launches Center for Soybean Research

    Apr 6, 2017

    OSU's new Center for Soybean Research is directed by Dr. Anne Dorrance and will provide a foundation for the interdisciplinary soybean research that is on-going at OSU.  The Center's mission is to develop laboratory and field based solutions that improve Ohio soybean production and utilization, enhance soybean producers’ profitability, and position OSU as a recognized leader in soybean research and education in the US.

  8. Ohio Soybean News, Sept-Oct 2016 cover image

    OSU niche market soybean varieties make the news!

    Nov 1, 2016

    Unique soybean varieties are released from Dr. Leah McHale's soybean breeding program with the aim of providing new areas where Ohio soybean farmers can profit. Read about it in "New Century Niches: Ohio Soybean Farmers Cater to State's Strengths" in Ohio Soybean News.