Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact


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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.

View the Strategic Plan


Oregon's Combined Strengths
UO, OSU, OHSU join forces in Corvallis for inaugural Bioengineering Symposium

Students, faculty and practitioners will converge on Oregon State University for the inaugural Oregon Bioengineering Symposium on November 22, 2019, to learn more about the exciting bioengineering research happening in Oregon and the surrounding region.

A Future of Collaborations

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Knight Campus Gift Supports Diversity Among Scientists

Undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds were recently awarded Knight Campus research scholarships. The awards are part of the Students of Color Opportunities for Research Enrichment (SCORE), and provide a foot in the laboratory door for those interested in performing research.

Meet the SCORE Students

Undergraduate Program Immerses Students in Real-World Research

The Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars Program tailors professional development activities to prepare young scientists for the next step in their careers.

Discover the Program

Interested in becoming a scholar? 

Apply for the Program

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Watch the Latest Distinguished Lecture

The director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, Dr. Brian Druker, presented research that led to a highly successful therapy for chronic myeloid leukemia.




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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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Career Acceleration

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

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Faculty Affiliation

More than 40 UO faculty from around campus are engaged with the Knight Campus' collaborative and interdisciplinary approach.

Meet the Associates and Affiliates


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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.


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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Recipients will be honored at a Nov. 21 reception at the Ford Alumni Center

The Undergraduate Scholars Program pairs promising young scientists with mentors in UO labs

Master's students get help with interview skills to help them land high-tech positions

The chemistry professor will oversee all research and academic matters at the campus

New research programs allow undergraduates to work with mentors in prestigious UO labs 

Dr. Brian Druker is director of the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University

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