Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Eight Arts & Sciences Faculty Awarded OHIO Research Seed Funds

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 Ohio University Research Committee faculty awards for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money […]

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April 23, 2017 at 2:08 pmNews

Eight A&S Students Get OHIO Student Enhancement Awards

Amanda Biederman

Eight College of Arts & Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards in spring 2017. Three of them are from Environmental & Plant Biology. And Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program […]

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April 17, 2017 at 4:19 pmResearch

Biology Students Take Graduate, Undergraduate Awards at Conference

Caleb Burke won the Allan A. Ichida Undergraduate Research Award at the conference. His presentation was on "Identification of Novel Biofilm-Specific RNAs (sRNAs) in Staphylococcus aureus."

Ohio University students presented their research at the Ohio Branch of the American Society for Microbiology’s annual conference at Otterbein University—taking both graduate and undergraduate awards. Three research groups (including graduate and undergraduate students) from OHIO were represented at the conference, specifically the groups of Dr. Nathan Weyand and Dr. […]

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April 4, 2017 at 4:32 pmNews

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

by Kristin M. Distel “I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of […]

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February 1, 2017 at 12:11 pmIn Class Research

Biology Grad Student Authors Article on Shigella dysenteriae Pathogenesis

Megan Fris

Megan E. Fris, a Ph.D. student in Biological Sciences at Ohio University, is the lead author on “Sibling sRNA RyfA1 Influences Shigella dysenteriae Pathogenesis” in the journal Genes. The co-authors are William H. Broach, Director of the Ohio University Genomics Facility and an alum who earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in 2014 from the […]

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January 27, 2017 at 4:48 pmResearch

Luring Bobcats with ‘Chanel #5 for Kitties’

Photo of bobcat taken on May 21, 2016.

Go Rufus! Everyone at Ohio University loves Rufus, yet it is amazing how few people realize that bobcats live in our backyards around Athens. A few weeks ago, Cassie Thompson, master’s student in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s Conservation Ecology Lab, participated in the Majors Fair in Baker Center and showcased a […]

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October 27, 2016 at 11:10 amNews

New Biology Professor Seeks Undergrads for Bat Lab

Rafinesques big-eared bat

Dr. Joseph Johnson, a new faculty member in Biological Sciences, is seeking undergraduate students from the College of Arts & Sciences to work in his lab. “I’m an ecologist specializing in the study of bats,” he says. “Two of my current projects include a study of the ecology of bats […]

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October 7, 2016 at 12:23 pmNews