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The TPS graduate program is a unique interdisciplinary PhD program designed to provide students with the in-depth research and practical experience necessary to become the next generation of global leaders in sustainable agricultural biotechnology. 

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June 17, 2021

A new biofuel cover crop is on the horizon for farmers in the Midwest. Field pennycress is a winter annual with extreme cold tolerance, making it an excellent…

June 8, 2021
The 'iceman' on one of his horses used to pull the icecart, my Great-Grandfather William Dixon.

My great-grandfather was an iceman.  My family owned a local dam…

May 28, 2021

I recently graduated with my PhD from the TPS program at Ohio State. I still distinctly remember the moment I got the email from TPS in early 2015 saying I’d been…

April 19, 2021

Second year graduate student Rachel Combs-Giroir was selected to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship beginning in the fall of 2021. This prestigious fellowship will…

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