|A truly interdisciplinary institution, OARDC is home to researchers from every department in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, and also to scientists from the College of Education and Human Ecology and the College of Veterinary Sciences. OARDC has also established further collaborations with other Ohio State University colleges and initiatives, universities, and industry groups through centers of innovation and state-of-the art laboratories.
Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
College of Education and Human Ecology
Food Animal Health Research Program
Food Science and Technology
Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
Horticulture and Crop Science
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Centers of Innovation
OARDC and its outreach counterpart, OSU Extension, have partnered to create the AgBioscience Centers of Innovation -- an initiative aimed at transforming discovery and knowledge into innovations that have positive economic, social, and environmental impacts for Ohio.
Center for Applied Plant Sciences
Center for Diagnostic Assays
Center for Food Safety and Agrosecurity
Center for Advanced Functional Food Research and Entrepreneurship
Center for Urban Environment and Economic Development
Center for Innovation Based Enterprise
The Ohio BioProducts Innovation Center (OBIC)
Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center
The MCIC is a shared technology laboratory located at OARDC's Wooster campus, providing equipment and services in microscopy (light, confocal, transmission and scanning electron microscopy), and in the area of genomics and molecular biology (small scale sequencing, genotyping, massive parallel sequencing).
Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR)
Service Testing and Research (STAR) Lab
The STAR Lab is a research-oriented chemical analysis lab based on the OARDC campus. We offer a variety of inorganic chemical analyses on different environmental and agricultural materials. Our primary goal is to provide researchers with accurate and precise results of sample analysis.