Solving Important Environmental and Biomedical Problems


Training New Scientists through High-impact Research


Learning by Solving Real-world Problems


Providing Knowledge and Opportunity to the Next Generation of Scientists

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Featured Project

The Global Importance of Phosphate: Phosphorus, in its oxidized form, as phosphate, is a key ingredient in fertilizers used to sustain high crop yields and has no substitute in food production. The application of phosphate fertilizer is a critical feature in maintaining modern agriculture. Yet, phosphate rock ore, the main source of phosphorus is being mined at an unsustainable rate. Active reserves of phosphate ore are estimated to last 100 to 1...more

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Latest News

Oak Crest Awarded Major Economic Development Grant

Oak Crest Institute of Science is delighted to announce that its application to the i6 Challenge program, under the U.S....

Remembering Jaylene Moseley

In Memoriam – Jaylene Moseley, President of the Flintridge Center and local philanthropist, passed away on Saturday, M...

Oak Crest’s Outreach Activities in the News (Again)!

April 1, 2019 It's no April Fool's joke! Once again the 2018 Monroe prizewinner, Oak Crest Institute of Science, has ...

Video Tour

Marc Baum describes what a career as a Research Scientist is like, as part of the Gigniks project, where underserved Los Angeles County students are given the digital media skills they need to create their own online career video library.


Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano Visits Oak Crest

On August 15th the Oak Crest team had the great honor of welcomin...

Monrovia Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Oak Crest with the Monroe Award

The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce established the Monroe awar...

Oak Crest Celebrates 20 Years!

On August 24th, there was a major party at the Oak Crest Institut...

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Our Blog

New Facility Blog: 04/28/17:

The loose ends have been tied up... The electricians have run all the ...

New Facility Blog: 04/21/17:

The electrical installation of all the new solar panels (car port and ...

New Facility Blog: 04/15/17:

Progress! The activities on the car port ramped up this week with the ...

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