Science Pubs

Science Pubs are where we taks science out of the laboratory and bring it into the community, with food and drinks.  Join us for fasctinating discussions with researchers from throughout OSU and OSU-Cascades. 

Science Pub Schedule

Research Talks

In these monthly talks, students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to hear from OSU-Cascades researchers, faculty and other experts about their research projects and goals. Learn about work underway in the research labs and by individuals in departments across the Bend campus. The talks are coordinated through the OSU-Cascades Research Director, Shannon Lipscomb. The talks are free, informal and all are welcome. 

WHEN: 12 - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Obsidian Hall, Rm. 205


March 7

Bruce Seal
Instructor, Biology
"Isolation of Potential Useful Bacteria from Free-ranging Species"

Dr. Seal will share about his own research, and a project that he leads with undergraduate students at OSU-Cascades


April 11

Xiang Zhang
Machining Shop & Makerspace Manager
"Research with Dr. Xiang Zhang at OSU-C Makerspace"

Dr. Zhang will share about his own research, and collaborative research opportunities with the OSU-Cascades Makerspace.


May 9

Kreg Lindberg
Professor, Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership, Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
"Career Progression and Resilience: The Example of Tourism and Hospitality Employment"

Dr. Lindberg conducts research on tourism, subjective well-being, community resilience, and social science aspects of natural resource management.


June 6

Evan Forsythe
Assistant Professor, Biology
"The Genomic Watermarks of Molecular Interactions"

Dr. Forsythe joined OSU-Cascades in January, 2023 as an Assistant Professor of Biology. He is advancing research on comparative genomics and evolutionary biology, funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Forsythe has launched his lab here at OSU-Cascades and mentors undergraduate student research assistants.