The Ohio State University is a comprehensive public university, offering more than 160 academic programs, from accounting to zoology. OSU also participates in, and actively promotes, extensive research and development activities. Areas of dedicated research include: advanced information processing, high performance computing, advanced materials research, biotechnology, BioMEMS, environmental science & engineering, integrated food & agriculture technology, manufacturing, and medical technology & biomedicine. Through its Office for Technology Partnerships, the university actively seeks relationships with business and industry and the transfer of technology developed through faculty research to practical application in the business community. Bioscience related courses include Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy and Crop Science, Anatomy, Animal Genetics, Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Biophysics, Biostatistics, Botany & Plant Biology, Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology/Technologist, Ecology, Entomology, Food Science Nutrition & Wellness Studies, Horticultural Science, Human Nutrition, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pathology & Experimental Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Pathology & Related Sciences, Plant Pathology/Phytopathology, Soil Science & Agronomy and Zoology & Animal Biology.