Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry news"

Career Corner | Quidel Corp. Seeks Molecular QC Technician

Quidel employees in the lab

Quidel Corp. has an open position for a Molecular QC Technician at the company’s Athens location, which employs many Ohio University Bobcats from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. “Quidel is searching for a Molecular QC Technician to join our Athens, OH team. The Molecular QC Technician will be performing mid- to high […]

Read more ›
November 10, 2017 at 2:59 pmAnnouncements News

Chemistry Faculty Host Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference

Professor Howard Dewald highlights the history of Analytical Chemistry at Ohio University and the notable scientific contributions to the field resulting from research in the department.

  Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Hao Chen, Howard Dewald and Peter Harrington hosted the recent Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference held at the Ohio University Inn on Oct 19-21. MUACC started in 1947 and is a well-known conference for analytical chemists across over 10 states in the Midwest area. “The […]

Read more ›
November 8, 2017 at 6:58 pmNews

Undergraduate Researcher Investigates New Potential Therapeutic for Brain Cancer

Dakota Brockway won first prize for his poster at Neuroscience Research Day.

By Amanda Biederman Ohio University senior neuroscience major Dakota Brockway is characterizing the properties of a compound that may one day be used as a natural alternative treatment for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The compound, urolithin A, is a polycyclic aromatic metabolite found in several fruits, […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2017 at 2:44 amResearch

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 […]

Read more ›
October 30, 2017 at 2:37 pmNews

Notable Alumni | Chemistry Alum Helps Make College Affordable through Scholarships

Dustin Starkey

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Dustin Starkey ’98 Forensic Chemistry […]

Read more ›
October 25, 2017 at 6:42 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Chemistry Alum Heads Global Regulatory Unit at Celgene Corp.

Richard Couch

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service at Ohio University, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Richard Couch […]

Read more ›
October 25, 2017 at 3:28 pmAlumni

Stender Organizes Symposia on Careers, Microscopy at SciX 2017

Dr. Anthony Stender

Dr. Anthony S. Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, had the recent opportunity to organize and preside over two symposia at SciX 2017. SciX is an annual conference organized by the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). The two symposia organized by Stender were […]

Read more ›
October 19, 2017 at 3:10 pmResearch