TRANSLATIONAL PLANT SCIENCES GRADUATE PROGRAM

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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 a powerful, 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 disciplines including chemistry, engineering, entomology, ecology, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology, crop sciences, plant pathology, and bioinformatics.

AREAS OF RESEARCH

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

  • Global agriculture
  • Plant-based biotechnology
  • International academia-industry interactions
  • Energy and environment

PROGRAM BENEFITS

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

  • Flexible, compact curriculum tailored to the individual
  • 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
  • Full remission of tuition and fees
  • Competitive stipend
  • Support for research expenses
  • Research and practical experience leading to a PhD in a maximum of 5 years
  • Opportunities to develop global understanding and forge international collaborations
  • Opportunity to seek a dual-PhD with our partner institution, the University of São Paulo, Brazil

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: TPS Program Website
Courtney Price Program Coordinator
tpsgp@osu.edu

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