A year in review: Education and outreach in 2017

February 2, 2018
CAPS director Dr. Jay Hollick at West Fest

The Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) and the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) work together to support a variety of education and outreach initiatives each year.

CAPS Seed Grant Applications

June 20, 2017
CAPS Plants

We are pleased to announce that the 2017-2018 OSU Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) Seed Grant Program Request for Applications is now available.The CAPS mission is to build synergy that illuminates basic biological concepts and ultimately translate these into applications that offer pract

Welcome to our new member!

June 5, 2017

We are welcoming a new member to CAPS, David Spisak.  He will be working in 012 Rightmire as our new Fiscal Associate.  A brief introduction, David earned a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and Applied Economics from The Ohio State University.

CAPS & ABRC go live for plants!

May 16, 2017
Arabidopsis seedlings growing in script Ohio (credit: Slotkin lab)

The Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) and the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) are proud to participate in this year’s Fascination of Plants Day and the Botany Live initiative as a way to get people excited about the amazing world of plants.

CAPS provides space for west campus neighbor OBIC's education program

May 10, 2017
OBIC staff prepare for an education program in greenhouse on west campus.

The Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center (OBIC) hosted high school students from Lakota, Ohio in the Biotechnology Support Facility on Wednesday, May 4. They demonstrated how to make plastic from soybean oil as part of their annual Blue & Gold to Scarlet & Gray event.



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