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Grad Student Studies Risks, Benefits of Antidepressant Treatment During Pregnancy

Ph.D. student Mary Gemmel

By Amanda Biederman An estimated 8 percent of women will use antidepressants during pregnancy, according to recent studies. In the past several years, researchers have been interested in the effect of antidepressants on offspring neuronal development. Mary Gemmel, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the department of biological sciences, argues that […]

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November 1, 2017 at 2:22 amEvents Research

Invited Speaker Brown Discusses Work on Axonal Transport at Neuroscience Research Day

Neuroscience Research Day award ceremony: Dakota Brockway, Mary Gemmel, Catherine Early, Daewoo Lee, Nilaj Chakrabarty.

By Amanda Biederman The Ohio State University professor Anthony Brown opened the first annual Neuroscience Research Day with a keynote lecture describing his work on neurofilaments and axonal transport. Neuroscience Research Day, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, brought together members of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:57 amEvents Research

OHIO Honors Excellence in Faculty Research and Teaching at Ceremony

OHIO administrators celebrate the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars. From left to right: Joseph Shields, vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the Graduate College; Daniel Phillips, professor of physics and astronomy; Steven W. Evans, professor of psychology; David Descutner, interim executive vice president and provost; Avinash K. Kodi, professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Julie S. Owens, professor of psychology; Hao Chen, professor of chemistry and biochemistry; M. Duane Nellis, president. Photo credit: Evan Leonard/Ohio University.

 From Compass Thirteen Ohio University faculty were honored for their accomplishments in research and teaching during a recognition ceremony Oct. 26. The event celebrated the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars and the winners and finalists of the Presidential Teacher Award and the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. “This evening is […]

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October 30, 2017 at 2:37 pmNews

Biological Sciences Major Dedicates Time and Energy to Helping Others

Hams Kashoob, carrying flag from her native Oman.

Editor’s Note: Every College of Arts & Sciences student has accomplishments worth bragging about, and we want to help you do just that! Each week we will feature a profile on an A&S student who’s doing great things. If you would like to share the accomplishments of yourself, your friends, your […]

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October 30, 2017 at 11:04 amNews

Anatomy Learning Center Helps Students Learn Anatomy Principles

Instructor Jodie Foster and students in the Anatomy Learning Center. Students Pictured: Hannah Soltis, Morgan Olczak, Domonique Esposito, Mallorie Wells, Shalyn Foster

The Anatomy Learning Center was developed to accommodate the undergraduate pre-nursing and nutrition students in the BIOS 1300/1310 Human Anatomy and Physiology Labs. Biological Sciences deemed that it was critically important for students to learn anatomy on human bodies prior to clinical training and to expose students to the reality […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:18 amIn Class News

Carroll Is Guest on WATH 970 Talk Show, Oct. 26

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

From Compass Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, will join the Party Line talk show with Dave Palmer on WATH radio from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. Carroll’s research focuses on the mechanisms that allow bacteria to cause disease in humans, including highly drug-resistant […]

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October 24, 2017 at 5:03 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Klein Probes Using Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle to Avoid Running Injuries

Klein Probes Using Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle to Avoid Running Injuries

Ohio University alum Ian Klein, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, is improving knowledge about avoiding injuries and maximizing performance in athletes and physical activity individuals. Klein research on the world’s first outdoor elliptical bicycle ( is “designed to elicit running-similar physiological adaptations while reducing the impact forces that commonly […]

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October 23, 2017 at 11:25 amResearch