Post Tagged with: "biological Sciences news"

Carroll Presents Microbiology Research at Gordon Research Conference

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

  Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, recently was selected to present his research at the Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Diseases in Waterville Valley, NH. Carroll studies the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. The research he presented was carried out by a graduate student in his lab, Rebecca Keogh, […]

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September 5, 2017 at 1:05 pmResearch

Biological Sciences Graduates Two Grad Students Over Summer

Xuan Wang

  Two Biological Sciences graduate students earned their degrees this summer. Xuan Wang graduated with a Ph.D. The title of her thesis “Internalization of extracellular ATP by cancer cells and its functional roles in cancer drug resistance” focused on mechanisms of cancer drug resistance promoted by extracellular ATP in tumor […]

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September 5, 2017 at 1:02 pmNews

Biology Grad Helps Discover New Species of Sauropod Dinosaur in Tanzania

Eric Gorscak, lead author on the new study, is a Cambridge, Ohio, native who is a doctoral student in biological sciences at Ohio University. Photo: Emily R. Naylor/Courtesy of Eric Gorscak

From Compass In an article published last week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Ohio University paleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The new species is a member of the gigantic long-neck sauropods, and its fossil remains were recovered from Cretaceous-age (70-100 million years ago) rocks in […]

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August 28, 2017 at 4:15 pmAlumni Research

Biology Alum Among First to Enter HCOM through Early Assurance Program

Biology Alum Among First to Enter HCOM through Early Assurance Program

From the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine News Nathan Katz, Amy Mehlman ’17 and Rosemary Oaks are just the type of high-achieving student the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine hoped to attract when it launched its Early Assurance Programs in 2013. The three first-year medical students are all […]

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August 28, 2017 at 3:52 pmAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Alum Enjoys Beetles Research in Grad School

Morgan Olmstead

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Morgan Olmstead graduated in Spring 2016 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences and minor in Anthropology and a Certificate in Global Health from Ohio University. The […]

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August 25, 2017 at 2:55 pmAlumni

Working on the Wayne | An Ending Note

Working on the Wayne | An Ending Note

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As they say, all good things must come to an end. Back in May, I published a post on this Forum about the beginning of my internship with Wayne National Forest. That internship has since come to an end, and I […]

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August 19, 2017 at 4:23 pmNews

Career Corner | Biology Alum Kevin King to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Kevin King

Ohio University alum Dr. Kevin King ’92, whose biology career has included detecting biowarfare pathogens and infectious diseases, will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. Connect with him on LinkedIn. King joined Ohio University in May 2016 as the university’s first Director of Industry […]

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August 15, 2017 at 2:31 pmAlumni