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Knight Campus researchers earn prestigious NIH grants

Computational biochemist, synthetic biologist, and bioengineer — all assistant professors — receive awards. 

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Researchers develop gene therapy for eye disease

The therapy could eventually provide an alternative treatment for Fuchs’ dystrophy, an eye disease that is the leading cause of corneal transplant surgery.

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Alliance at Oregon Helps Get Kids Moving

The Human Performance Alliance at Oregon, based in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, sponsored the 2021 KIDSPORTS August Pop Up Summer Camps for the Bethel and Springfield areas. At the camps, 200 young girls and boys took part in a range of athletic activities, encouraging activity and physical fitness.

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The Fast Track to Discovery

The Knight Campus welcomed its third cohort of undergraduate scholars this year. The students are paired with mentors who guide them through a yearlong research experience in Knight Campus-affiliated labs.

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The Knight Campus Earns Accolades for Design

The Society for College and University Planning’s (SCUP) 2021 Excellence Awards honored the Knight Campus in the SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture category.

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The Knight Campus in Mixed Reality

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Knight Campus Partners with OSU to Offer Bioengineering

The Knight Campus and Oregon State University’s College of Engineering are combining strengths on a joint bioengineering doctoral program that will provide students access to courses, facilities and faculty at both institutions.

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Face to Face with our Mission

Vice President and Executive Director Robert Guldberg shares an update on partnerships, new faculty and programming.

Spring 2021 Update from the Executive Director

 

 

 

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Latest Research

The Knight Campus is developing a hub where innovative research and discovery will thrive. Discover the latest research from our scientists.

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The Knight Campus Strategic Plan

The plan lays out key priorities and areas of scientific focus, outlining the ideological foundation of the Knight Campus in detail.

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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Carolyn Bertozzi discussed how her research in glycoscience could lead to new therapeutic strategies.
Science Knight Out with Leslie Leve
Delinquency and drug use affect millions of youth, causing significant personal and societal harm. What are the root causes of these societal problems? How does research in these areas translate into effective prevention strategies, beginning early in child development?
Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Samantha Zyontz discussed how CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) has profoundly influenced innovation in a range of applications around the world.
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A computational biochemist, synthetic biologist and bioengineer receive awards

The work could help treat a genetic problem affecting about 1 in 2,000 people globally

Oregon’s efforts will be based at the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

The gift from Penny and Phil Knight will fund more students, faculty and a second building

Parisa Hosseinzadeh uses computational techniques to speed the design of peptides

Paul Dalton wants to expand the capabilities of a 3D printing process that he co-invented

The program is open to Oregon artists, designers and crafters working in any medium

The new method is cheaper and can be processed at higher volumes than nasal tests

The UO's Leslie Leve will discuss ways to prevent delinquency and drug abuse April 1

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