Research

Morris, Undergrad Students Co-Author Article on Genes Involved in Nutritional Programming in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on  “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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November 21, 2017 at 10:34 amResearch

Ganeshan Awarded Arts & Sciences Humanities Research Fund Award

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, was awarded the Humanities Research Fund award from the College of Arts & Sciences Professional Development Committee on Oct. 19. Ganeshan will use the funding to present at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in Lubbock Texas, October 26-28, 2017. The College […]

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November 20, 2017 at 12:41 pmNews Research

Four Biology Undergrads Receive Kopchick Awards for Research Projects

Mitchell Harberson and John Kopchick at the 2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

Four undergraduate Biological Sciences students received awards from the John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund. These awards provide up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational medical research and scholarly activities. Recipient: Mitchell Harberson, Biological Sciences Mentor:   Kevin […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:38 amResearch

Shriwas Receives Kopchick Award for In Vitro and In Vivo Characterization of Novel Anticancer Therapeutics

Pratik Shriwas and John Kopchick

  Pratik Shriwas, a graduate student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $9,998 for his project on “In vitro and in vivo characterization of novel anticancer therapeutics.” His mentor is […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:30 amResearch

John J. Kopchick Awards Support 14 Student and Faculty Research Projects

2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

  From Staff Reports Fourteen Ohio University students and faculty members received funding for their health and medical research from the John J. Kopchick Awards. The program will provide a total of $100,213 in grants and fellowships during its 2017-18 cycle to advance research on topics such as drug delivery, […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:09 pmResearch

Pickel Gets Kopchick Award for Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Donnie Pickel

Donnie Pickel, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $15,000 for his project on “The Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Immune Evasion.” His […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:06 pmResearch

Showalter Receives 2017 Kopchick Faculty Support Award

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the 2017 John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Faculty Support Fund. The award provides $10,000 for research activities and conference travel. His project his titled “Cancer and Diabetes Drug Discovery from Medicinal Plants in Pakistan.” […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:02 pmResearch