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Department of Bioresource Research

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Department of Bioresource Research


The Bioresource Research (BRR) is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research science major at Oregon State University in Animal Reproduction and Development, Applied Genetics, Biosystems Modeling, Biotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Food Quality, Pest Biology and Management, Plant Growth and Development, Sustainable Ecosystems and Toxicology. The unique curriculum combines coursework with intense research experiences providing students with a solid background in science and how to do it.

Contact: Wanda Crannell

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  • Gustafson, Adam M.; Allen, Edwards; Givan, Scott; Smith, Daniel; Carrington, James C.; Kasschau, Kristin D. (Oxford University Press, 2005-01-01)
    ABSTRACT Eukaryotes produce functionally diverse classes of small RNAs (20–25 nt). These include microRNAs (miRNAs), which act as regulatory factors during growth and development, and short-interfering RNAs (siRNAs) ...
  • Thomas, William J.; Chang, Jeff; Thireault, Caitlin A.; Kimbrel, Jeffrey (Journal compilation ª 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd, The Plant Journal, (2009), doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03998.x, 2009-08-06)
    SUMMARY Many Gram-negative bacteria use a type III secretion system (T3SS) to establish associations with their hosts. The T3SS is a conduit for direct injection of type-III effector proteins into host cells, where the ...
  • Johnson, Eric M.; Rosenberg, Daniel K. (Northwest Scientific Association, 2006-07-14)
    The acorn woodpecker is among the most common primary cavity nesting bird of the Oregon white oak woodlands. In most of their range, acorn woodpeckers are dependent on granaries for acorn storage, yet little is known ab ...
  • McKenney, Melissa A.; Rao, Sujaya; Stephen, William P. (Oregon State University, Extension Service, Coos County, 2009)
    Many cranberry growers on the Oregon coast are well aware that good pollination is necessary for quality fruit set. Multiple visits to the flower deliver more pollen, which can increase the percentage fruit set, number ...
  • Ishmael, Jane E.; Safic, Masa; Amparan, David; Vogel, Walter K.; Pham, Tuyen; Marley, Kevin; Filtz, Theresa M.; Maier, Claudia S. (2007-10-29)
    Myosins are actin-based molecular motors that may have specialized trafficking and contractile functions in cytoskeletal compartments that lack microtubules. The postsynaptic excitatory synapse is one such specializati ...