Archive for May, 2015

MCB Alum Studies Human Grown Hormone and Eye Disease

Juan Ding '09Ph.D.

Dr. Juan Ding, a 2009 alum of the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, continues to follow a translational path of “bench to bedside” and the philosophy of her Ph.D. adviser and mentor Dr. John Kopchick, Goll Ohio Eminent Scholar. Kopchick, known for promoting a culture in his […]

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May 27, 2015 at 10:49 amAlumni Research

MCB Seminar Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Carroll

Molecular and Cellular Biology seminar and St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Molecular and Cellular Biology students and faculty welcomed new faculty member Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, at a special seminar hosted at the Edison Biotechnology Institute that included a celebration of St. Patrick’s day. Carroll gave a seminar on his research, discussing his work to re-annotate the […]

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May 27, 2015 at 10:49 amAnnouncements

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

As more university researchers focus on Middle East Studies, two professors are planning a symposium for fellow professors in the state of Ohio and putting out a call for papers. Over the past several years, numerous universities, colleges, and community colleges across the state of Ohio have hired new faculty […]

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May 26, 2015 at 4:11 pmNews

Tanda Looks at Protein’s Role in Human Health

Tanda Looks at Protein’s Role in Human Health

By Andrea Gibson and Philip Barnes Hearing loss. Birth defects. Cancer. What do these medical problems have in common? Two Ohio University biology researchers think that one tiny protein in the body may play a key role in regulating these issues. Dr. Mark Berryman, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and […]

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May 26, 2015 at 3:30 pmResearch

College Mourns Loss of Diana Glaizer

College Mourns Loss of Diana Glaizer

Diana Glaizer, 60, of Athens, Ohio, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Pittsburgh, Pa. Glaizer worked as an administrative assistant at Ohio University for 20 years in the College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office and in the Central Region Humanities Center. “Wherever Diana […]

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May 26, 2015 at 2:28 pmNews

Grad Student Shows Resourcefulness of Maasai Women

Grad Student Shows Resourcefulness of Maasai Women

By Chris Caldwell Ashley Doria’s graduate research is a seamless blend between Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies alongside Geography, an exciting new field called Emotional Geography. Emotional Geography is a line of theoretical inquiry that focuses on how physical surroundings impact and influence relational interaction and emotional processing. Doria utilizes […]

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May 26, 2015 at 2:15 pmNews Research

WGSS Alum Ties Public Transportation and Feminist Theory

Emily Burns

By Chris Caldwell Ohio University alum Emily Burns ’13, a Women’s and Gender Studies major, is a high speed rail proponent who has focused her educational and feminist pursuits on exploring the intersection of social mobility and public transportation. Just as the concepts covered in her introductory WGSS courses resonated […]

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May 26, 2015 at 1:23 pmAlumni