Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Knight Campus and PeaceHealth partner to support diversity

The first-of-its-kind partnership in biomedical research will help advance the careers of underrepresented scientists.

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2020 Oregon Bioengineering Symposium

The second annual Oregon Bioengineering Symposium will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, November 5, 2020 by the Knight Campus. Co-organized by the University of Oregon, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Oregon State University, this year’s meeting will focus on Predicting Complex Biological Systems.

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Breathing Life into an Amazing Building

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

Fall 2020 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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Oregon's Combined Strengths
Leveraging the expertise of an entire state and region

In Oregon, we’re combining strengths with Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University to make a positive impact on society.

A Future of Collaborations

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Faculty affiliation

UO faculty who want to be engaged with the Knight Campus' collaborative and interdisciplinary approach can apply for affiliation.

Explore the Affiliation Program

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Career acceleration

The Knight Campus will provide cutting-edge professional development and training for students.

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Construction on the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is ramping up. You can track progress on a webcam and read traffic updates.  

Construction Updates

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Knight Campus videos

Undergraduate Research at the Knight Campus

Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholar recipient, Emily Niebergall, is taking on her own independent research project with the help of a mentor to guide her every step of the way.

Imatinib as a Paradigm of Targeted Cancer Therapies

Dr. Brian Druker, director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, discussed how he spearheaded the highly successful clinical trials of Imatinib for chronic myeloid leukemia.

Could Humans Someday Regrow Limbs?

Bob Guldberg explores his research on regenerative medicine and shares insights from his career translating new medical devices into improved patient care.



UO-led study helps guide physical therapy after injuries

Knight Campus director leads team studying blood vessel growth during recovery

Knight Campus scientist boosts strength of genetic synthesis

Calin Plesa is improving a cheaper way to synthesize genes that he helped create at UCLA

Knight Campus alum adapting cancer research to COVID-19

Adrian Bubie serves as a bioinformatician at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York

Birdsong offers clues to the workings of short-term memory

Work by a Knight Campus scientist could spur advances in AI and disease therapies

UO scientist unveils a 3D printed device to excite nerves

Knight Campus researcher Tim Gardner and colleagues tested a 'nanoclip' in songbirds

Highly regarded scientist, eye surgeon joins UO Knight Campus

Balamurali K. Ambati also became the world's youngest doctor at age 17

Knight program shows there’s science brewing in every cup

A class on how to design experiments used coffee to help teach the scientific method

Communication researcher to discuss trust in science and elections

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, co-founder of FactCheck.org, will speak March 11 in the EMU

Knight Campus to host diversity luncheon and panel discussion

The conversation on Feb. 21 will examine recruitment, inclusion, culture in STEM programs