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Translational Plant Science - Doctor of Philosophy

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1060 Carmack Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
phone: 614-292-8208
fax: 614-247-8937
email: tpsgp@osu.edu

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program (TPSGP) is designed for highly motivated students with the drive and passion necessary to do high-impact, meaningful research. This program is supported by an interdisciplinary group of advisory faculty working together to produce the next generation of global leaders in sustainable agricultural biotechnology.

This novel program seeks exceptional students from a variety of discplines, including chemistry, engineering, entomology, ecology, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology, crop sciences, plant pathology and bioinformatics.

Applicants interested in a PhD in the following areas of research are encouraged to apply:

·        Global agriculture
·        Plant-based biotechnology
·        International academia-industry interactions
·        Biofuels and bioproducts
·        Sustainability and the environment
·        Plant-pathogen interactions
·        Plants in human and animal health

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program offers several advantages over traditional graduate programs:

·        Flexible, compact curriculum tailored to the individual student
·        In-depth laboratory experience conducting cutting-edge research
·        Practical hands-on internship experiences tailored to individual career goals
·        Full support for up to five years
·        Research and practical experience leading to a PhD in a maximum of five years
·        Opportunities to develop international collaborations
·        Opportunity to seek a dual-PhD with the University of São Paulo, Brazil