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November 21, 2018

Farmers sometimes don’t get the credit they deserve when it comes to providing the quality foods we enjoy every holiday season.  From the turkey and mashed…

November 13, 2018

When I last wrote for the TPS blog, I observed that anyone interested in the intersection of plant science/biotech and current events in intellectual property will eventually find themselves…

November 8, 2018

Climate change due to human action is one of, it not the most important area of research at this time. Most feel that we need to dramatically reduce our effects…

October 25, 2018

Research can feel isolating at times. There are many days I’ve felt alone in the lab, working by myself at the microscope. However, it is important to remember that research is not done in a…

October 16, 2018

As the days get colder and shorter and winter approaches, the silver lining for many is the beautiful array of colors exhibited by trees as they prepare for winter dormancy. Maples, oaks, and…

September 6, 2018

During my communications internship this summer with the Ohio Soybean Council, I had the opportunity to talk with many of the soybean researchers at The Ohio State University. One project that…

August 31, 2018

Everybody! We have a new TPS student in the program. Welcome aboard Zach Konkel. In the coming years, Zach will get to meet many scientists here at OSU. They will represent many departments, as…

August 29, 2018

The Entomological Society of America recently announced the 2018 Plant-Insect Ecosystem (P-IE) awardees. The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program is proud to announce that TPS Fellow…

August 28, 2018

As TPS fellow Katie D’Amico previously alluded to in her blog post about mental health, it is important to set aside time for yourself during graduate school. Hobbies are a great way to recharge,…