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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.

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09Dec2017

Sensory Evaluation of Wine

Registration is open for a two-day exclusive SPARKLING WINE SENSORY course with OSU sensory scientist and international wine expert, Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino. This course includes a trip to 

09Dec2017

OSU Wine Tasting Weekend

Registration is open for a two-day exclusive SPARKLING WINE SENSORY course with OSU sensory scientist and international wine expert, Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino. This course includes a trip to 

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Groundbreaking investigative effort identifies gonorrhea vaccine candidates

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Sep 19, 2017
Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine.… Read full story.

New assay leads to step toward gene therapy for deaf patients

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Sep 18, 2017
Scientists at have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it.… Read full story.