A Commitment to Scientific Discovery and Solutions
Scientists in the College of Agricultural Sciences are seeking solutions to the agricultural and ecological problems of our time by conducting basic and applied research focusing on cross-cutting thematic areas.
Advanced Agricultural and Food Systems
Transforming thinking and practice in agricultural and food systems through research focused on productivity, sustainability, and adaptability.
Biologically-Based Materials and Products
Discovering novel approaches using genetic systems and biological materials to create value-added commercial and consumer products in a sustainable, profitable manner.
Providing innovative research to enhance and protect managed and natural ecosystems, ecosystem services and human well-being.
Advancing global solutions to challenges in agriculture, health and sustainability that impact the future of an interconnected world.
Integrated Health Solutions
Improving the health of humans, animals, and communities through research into preventative, corrective, diagnostic, and predictive solutions to the challenges presented by lifestyle, diseases, pests, and toxins.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Educating the next generation of innovators, empowering entrepreneurial experiences, and transforming ventures into commercial application.
Sarah Chinn Kalser Faculty Research Assistance Endowment
May 28, 2015$4,600 available for the 2015/2016 fiscal year to support research and scholarly travel to faculty whose research has a temporary lapse in funding. Proposals due June 19, 2015.
Arthur W. Nesbitt Faculty Program Development Award
May 28, 2015$16,500 available for the 2015/2016 fiscal year for teaching or extension programs, preferably in Dairy Science or Food Science. Proposals are due by June 19, 2015.
Faculty members' UNESCO presentation focuses on refugees, communication
May 27, 2015Two Penn State faculty members will travel to Paris to share research about the impact of the Internet on refugees, specifically how it functions in terms of socialization and potential radicalization, during a UNESCO forum in June.
Techniques in Molecular Biology Laboratory Workshop
When: June 1, 2015Where: 203 Life Science Bldg.
27th Annual Conference of the North American Agricultural Biotechnology Council (NABC)
When: June 2, 2015Where: Nittany Lion Inn, University Park, PA
10th International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development
When: June 3-5, 2015Where: Valencia, Spain
When: June 5-6, 2015Where: Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center (site of Ag Progress Days)