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The Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication The Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication
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Dr. Steve Reichow Dr. Steve Reichow
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An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon
Research
Searching for the Origins of Life Searching for the Origins of Life
Ph.D. student Tharuka Jayathilaka studies RNA molecules that might explain how life began on earth.
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Between Land and Sea Between Land and Sea
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Dr. Elise Granek's research focuses on some of the most delicate habitats on the globe: places where land and sea meet. Some of her resent research has made waves across the highly caffeinated Northwest.
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Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology
Dr. Shankar Rananavare and his graduate students have shown how incorporating nanoparticles into the production of integrated circuits may provide the next breakthrough in the power of our electronic devices.
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Going Viral Going Viral
Virologist Dr. Ken Stedman and his graduate students introduce innovations that may lead to improvements in vaccine storage and delivery.
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The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage
Conservation Scientist Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare develops diagnostic tools that help museums and conservators better monitor the conditions of coatings protecting some of our most prized cultural possessions.
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Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Using Diatoms to Enhance Photo-Electricity Conversion Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Using Diatoms to Enhance Photo-Electricity Conversion
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Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Photocatalytic Water Purification System Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Photocatalytic Water Purification System
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Dr. Theresa McCormick Dr. Theresa McCormick
Ligand design and metal complexes for solar energy conversion and chiral recognition
Faculty Member
Hawthorne Materials Corp. Hawthorne Materials Corp.
Developing state of the art x-ray contrast agents for use in the medical field.
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Elex Biotech—New Approaches to Managing Cardiovascular Disease Elex Biotech—New Approaches to Managing Cardiovascular Disease
A Portland biotech startup is designing and developing drugs to help those suffering from cardiovascular disease.
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Facilitating Paths to Use Facilitating Paths to Use
Innovation: Working in concert with external partners, the office of Innovation & Intellectual Property helps researchers like Dr. Carl Wamser move their innovations out of the lab.
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Synthesizing Solutions to Save Lives Synthesizing Solutions to Save Lives
Innovation: Dr. Rob Strongin and the Strongin Group have developed a method for identifying a biomarker that may be indicative of early stage ovarian cancer.
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What's next for Solar Power and Green Roofs What's next for Solar Power and Green Roofs
Dr. Carl Wamser discusses next generation solar cells, green roofs, and an upcoming OMSI event: "Connecting Researchers and Public Audiences."
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Battling Drug-Resistant Malaria Battling Drug-Resistant Malaria
DesignMedix, a Portland biotech startup, is designing the next generation of hybrid drugs to resolve issues of drug resistance in infectious diseases such as malaria.
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Little Structures,  Big Impact Little Structures, Big Impact
Multifaceted innovations in nanotechnology developed at Portland State by former Professor Dr. Mingdi Yan and brought to market by Swiss company SuSoS AG are improving everyday objects at the nanoscale.
Research
Dr. David Stuart Dr. David Stuart
Organotransition metal chemistry, catalysis, and development of new chemical reactivity for organic synthesis
Faculty Member
The Bright Side of a Heavy Metal The Bright Side of a Heavy Metal
PSU innovators Andrea Goforth and Anna Brown see Bismuth nanoparticle materials as the imaging agents of the future.
Research
Dr. John J. Perona Dr. John J. Perona
Quantitative biology of the protein translation apparatus.
Faculty Member
Dr. Erik Johansson Dr. Erik Johansson
Surface chemistry, photovoltaics, and photoelectrochemistry
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Dr. Andrea Mitchell Goforth Dr. Andrea Mitchell Goforth
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Dr. Gwen Shusterman Dr. Gwen Shusterman
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Dr. Robert Strongin Dr. Robert Strongin
Synthesis and evaluation of novel redox and chromophore materials
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Dr. Mark Woods Dr. Mark Woods
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Dr. Reuben H. Simoyi Dr. Reuben H. Simoyi
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Dr. Shankar B. Rananavare Dr. Shankar B. Rananavare
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Dr. James F. Pankow Dr. James F. Pankow
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Dr. Dirk Iwata-Reuyl Dr. Dirk Iwata-Reuyl
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Dr. Albert S. Benight Dr. Albert S. Benight
Our research program involves investigations of melting transition phenomena in DNA, RNA and proteins and discovery of biomarkers for human disease.
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Dr. David H. Peyton Dr. David H. Peyton
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Dr. Carl C. Wamser Dr. Carl C. Wamser
Our research is aimed at developing novel organic solar cells using conductive polymers.
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Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare
We study newly emerging technologies in materials chemistry to advance practices in cultural heritage conservation.
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Dr. Kevin A. Reynolds Dr. Kevin A. Reynolds
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Dr. Niles Lehman Dr. Niles Lehman
The Lehman lab is interested in prebiotic chemistry and the origins of life on the Earth. We use catalytic RNA (ribozymes) to reconstruct primitive living processes such as self-assembling systems, cooperative catalytic networks, and simple evolving and/or decision-making molecular constructs.
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Dr. Dean B. Atkinson Dr. Dean B. Atkinson
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