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An aerial shot of Weatherford Hall during sunset.

Start your graduate journey in BB!

The best way to know if our program is right for you is to plan a visit! We are always happy to meet with prospective students and answer any questions you might have. Qualified graduate students to our program will be invited to meet with faculty and have tours of our facilities and labs. Please email us to learn more at

Get to know campus!

We encourage you to tour our beautiful Oregon State campus and visit the department's cutting-edge facilities and research laboratories! The main office of the biochemistry and biophysics department is located on the second floor of the Agriculture & Life Sciences Building (ALS), room 2001. Visitors are encouraged to purchase an online visitor's parking permit which can be placed on your dashboard allowing you to use any of the student parking lots on campus.

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Exploring Corvallis

Corvallis, the home of Oregon State University, has charming neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown complete with many one-of-a-kind restaurants and breweries. Surrounded by beautiful natural areas and wildlife refuges, Corvallis is a great place to live if you like hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, bird watching and other outdoor activities.

Corvallis has an active and busy artistic community, involved in both the visual and performing arts, with galleries, museums and public art on display all over town. The League of American Bicyclists has listed Corvallis as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community, and Oregon State University as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly University. Corvallis is also very walkable and offers free public transit.