Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact


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Big Data Fights Disease

UO, OHSU have teamed up to combat cancer and other diseases with a joint center in biomedical data science. The partnership has inspired Columbia Sportswear CEO, Tim Boyle, and his wife, Mary, to gift $10 million to the new research center.

Discover the Partnership

Explore the Boyles' Generosity

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Knight Campus Distinguished Lecture

Brian Druker, M.D., director of the Knight Cancer Institute, will give the 2019 Knight Campus Distinguished Lecture, titled “Imatinib as a Paradigm of Targeted Cancer Therapies.”

When: Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m., coffee/pastry reception at 10:00 a.m.
Where: EMU Crater Lake Room

Reserve Your Seat


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Immersed in Discovery

During a year of intensive research and lab experience, the Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars program is developing the next generation of leading researchers.

Meet the Scholars



Watch the Latest Science Knight Out

Bob Guldberg, Vice President and Executive Director of the Knight Campus, highlights his research on regenerative medicine and shares insights from his career translating new medical devices into improved patient care.



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Career Acceleration

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

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Spring 2019 Recap

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

Spring 2019 Update from the Executive Director



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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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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

A Spectrum of Promise

Laura Lee McIntyre gave a community presentation where she highlighted how early identification of developmental disorders can lead to promising intervention and prevention strategies.

Engineer with Medical Flair

Robert Guldberg will take the helm as executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact in fall 2018.

Mind, Brain and Reality
David McCormick, director of the Institute of Neuroscience, explored how the human brain creates the reality in which our minds operate at a community presentation. 

OHSU and UO partnership

To further catalyze discovery and scientific impact, senior leaders at OHSU and UO are leading efforts to increase partnerships among faculty at both institutions. Three areas are currently being explored: research collaborations, educational programs, and administrative policies.

Explore the Partnership

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Hiring and construction continue apace as work on the first building remains on schedule

Night closures from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. will allow workers to install the bridge in two sections

The gift from Mary and Tim Boyle will launch a new UO-OHSU initiative aimed at fighting cancer

Campus stakeholders and external partners provided input for the plan during the last year

The initiative includes a joint center in biomedical data science to accelerate research

Biologist and nanoscientist Calin Plesa, currently at UCLA, will join the Knight Campus this summer

Projects big and small are changing the landscape as the UO prepares for the future

Cerf will discuss 'The Unfinished Business of the Internet' on May 21

Biology and biomedical engineering researcher Tim Gardner is joining the Knight Campus in summer