Archive for June, 2017

Working on the Wayne | Awesome Arthropods Abound

Photo Credit: Wayne National Forest - Ohio University Wildlife Intern Kyle Brooks

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As I mentioned in my first post, I am one of the two wildlife interns at Wayne National Forest. Since then, Devon Cottrill—the other wildlife intern—and I have been working our way through the forests outside of Chauncey in search of […]

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June 23, 2017 at 4:40 pmEvents

Wayne National Forest Invites Comments on Community Mountain Bike Trail

Photo Credit: Kyle Brooks

  NELSONVILLE, Ohio (June 21, 2017) – The Wayne National Forest Athens Ranger District is seeking public feedback on a proposal to construct a single track, sustainable trail system for mountain biking in Athens County. The proposed project area is located on the Athens Ranger District in the general area […]

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June 21, 2017 at 1:18 pmAnnouncements News

Interesting Botany Finds In the Wayne National Forest

Interesting Botany Finds In the Wayne National Forest

By Trevor Somogyi ’18 and Emily Penn ’18 Hello! Emily and Trevor are back to share with you a few interesting plants we’ve found while doing our survey work for the Wayne National Forest. While these are not plants that are rare or sensitive, they do have some unique characteristics […]

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June 21, 2017 at 12:38 pmNews

Minutes of the Rural Women’s Studies Association (RWSA) Meeting, 2017

Rural Women’s Studies Association Breakfast Meeting at Ag History June 10, 2017 Minutes submitted by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Call to order by Catharine Wilson.  Introductions. Announcement of Coming conference at Ohio University, hosted by Katherine Jellison. Approval of minutes from New York Ag History meeting. Presentation and approval of financial report […]

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June 20, 2017 at 12:57 pmUncategorized

MCB Graduate Students Present at International Growth Hormone Conference in Israel

Front Row: Alison Brittain, Dr. Reetobrata Basu, Silvana Duran-Ortiz, Dr. John Kopchick, Katie Troike, Mathew Buchman, and Jonathan Young. Back Row: Brooke Henry and Dr. Darlene Berryman.
Photo Courtesy of: Silvana Duran-Ortiz

By Dr. Reetobrata Basu ’16 “It is a great time to be in the field of growth hormone research,” aptly remarked Dr. Pinchas Cohen (President, GRS-IGF Society), as he opened the eighth International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research and IGF Society conference in the picturesque city of Tel-Aviv, Israel, Nov. 6-9, 2016. The conference featured […]

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June 19, 2017 at 7:26 pmResearch

MCB D.O./Ph.D. Graduate Student Wins Poster Award at Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting

Ashley Patton

From Heritage College of Medicine News Ashley Patton a Dual Degree Molecular and Cellular Biology, D.O./Ph.D. student at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who last year won a coveted research fellowship from the Endocrine Society, received an award for her research poster presentation at the society’s 2017 […]

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June 19, 2017 at 7:09 pmResearch

MCB Graduate Student Takes Second at Diabetes Research Day

Quyen Luong  was awarded second place in the graduate student poster contest.

Diabetes Institute News Congratulations to all who presented at the Seventh Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day at the University of Kentucky on Thursday, May 18. Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate student Quyen Luong was awarded second place in the graduate student poster contest. Luong worked under current Diabetes […]

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June 19, 2017 at 6:54 pmResearch