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Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class

Study Provides First Evidence of Natural Selection on Thermal Preference, Climate Change

Study Provides First Evidence of Natural Selection on Thermal Preference, Climate Change

Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony L. Gilbert and Dr. Donald Miles published an article that provides a critical study for those interested in climate change and the effects of climate change on species and ecosystems across the globe. They authored “Natural selection on thermal preference, critical thermal maxima and locomotor […]

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October 16, 2017 at 8:52 amResearch

Neuroscience Program Hosts Research Colloquium, Oct. 7

Neuroscience Program Hosts Research Colloquium, Oct. 7

By Amanda Biederman Neurons will fire across Lake Hope Lodge on Oct. 7 as Ohio University’s neuroscientists convene to discuss their research in the first annual “Neuroscience Research Day.” The event, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, is designed to unite members […]

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October 1, 2017 at 10:30 pmEvents

Biological Sciences Launches Career Initiative to Support Graduate Students

Biological Sciences Launches Career Initiative to Support Graduate Students

The Biological Sciences graduate program launched a new initiative this year to help students develop practical, career-building skills. On Oct. 9, the department hosts Jennifer Murphy, assistant dean of Career Management and Student Success from the OHIO College of Business. Her lecture is titled, “Managing your network and career.” Murphy’s […]

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September 29, 2017 at 11:55 amAlumni News

Weyand Receives Federal Grant to Study Gonorrhea Infection

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increased antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand how N. gonorrhoeae persists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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September 14, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch

Hooper Edits Book on ‘Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions’

Hooper Edits Book on ‘Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions’

Dr. Scott Hooper, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-edited a book on Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions for Wiley Blackwell Publishers. The book provides A multi-disciplinary look at the current state of knowledge regarding motor control and movement—from molecular biology to robotics. Abstract: The last two decades […]

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September 11, 2017 at 4:30 pmResearch

BARR Peer Advisers Helping Science Students Thrive

Biology undergraduate peer advisers

The Bios Advising and Resource Room (or the BARR) exists to help science students thrive. The BARR consists of 15 peer advisers this year. The BARR, originally created to assist students in introductory biology and to help first-year students adjust to and learn about Ohio University, now has expanded to […]

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September 5, 2017 at 1:07 pmNews