Post Tagged with: "Larry Witmer"

Grad Student Evaluates Method for Studying Bird Brains

Ph.D. student Catherine Early presents her research to Biological Sciences professor Daewoo Lee.

By Amanda Biederman The brain recounts a unique story. The size, shape, and each fold along the surface reveal a narrative about how an animal lives, as well as how its ancestors have evolved over millions of years. But what about animals that have died, with only a skeleton or […]

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November 1, 2017 at 1:37 pmResearch

Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research

Farallo, Morhardt, Converse, Dorkoski Awarded OCEES Graduate Fellowships

Farallo, Morhardt, Converse, Dorkoski Awarded OCEES Graduate Fellowships

The Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies announced four  graduate fellowships for 2014-15. Vincent Farallo was awarded an OCEES Graduate Fellowship for Spring 2015 for his work on “Exploring below the undergrowth: the role of microhabitat in the evolutionary ecology of Plethodontid salamanders” under his adviser, Dr. Donald Miles, […]

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March 24, 2014 at 9:50 amNews

Biological Sciences Honors Thesis Presentations, April 16-25

Biological Sciences students present their honors theses April 16-25. Outstanding College of Arts & Sciences students can earn departmental honors by conducting undergraduate research or projects with faculty mentors, complete with a thesis. Read more about departmental honors. Dr. Janet Duerr is Director of the Biological Sciences Honors Program. Dr. […]

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February 27, 2014 at 5:00 amEvents

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How much snot does a T Rex sneeze? Dinosaur expert Larry Witmer brought out the green slime as an encore at his standing-room-only Science Café presentation on Sept. 25. You can see it again at new.livestream.com/ohiocas/events/2405770. A researcher whose passion is studying the anatomy of dinosaur skulls knows a lot […]

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September 26, 2013 at 10:19 pmNews

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

“Our goal is to bring dinosaurs back to life for attendees … hopefully without anyone getting eaten!” said Ohio University dinosaur expert Dr. Lawrence Witmer. Witmer will “flesh-out” these ancient creatures at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, during Ohio University’s Science Café series. The event, held in the Baker […]

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September 20, 2013 at 6:59 pmEvents