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Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University is one of the nation’s oldest establishedFST Cherry logo with phrase Taste Your Success! programs. With world-class faculty, research and facilities, we prepare students to be industry leaders.

Our department is a key player in OSU’s drive to build healthy communities, a sustainable planet and a thriving economy.

News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Research outlines cellular communication processes that make life possible

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Aug 29, 2016
Researchers have discovered a mechanism of intercellular communication that helps explain how biological systems function properly most of the time, and sometimes remarkably well.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Important advance made with new approach to “control” cancer, not eliminate it

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Aug 25, 2016
Researchers have created a new drug delivery system to aid an emerging concept in cancer treatment – to control tumors, not necessarily aiming for their complete elimination.… Read full story.