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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

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Funds Electrochemical Sensor Project at Ohio University

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

  A collaborative research team from Ohio University has received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of the foundation’s “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.” The reinvent the toilet challenge aims to create a toilet that removes germs and recovers valuable resources (such as water) from human […]

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September 9, 2017 at 7:40 pmResearch

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

Wyatt and Students Present at Plant Biology 2017 in Honolulu

Dr. Sarah Wyatt and her lab group: Alex Meyers, Colin Kruse, Proma Basu, Anne Sternberger in Hawaii

Dr. Sarah Wyatt and members of her research group presented their research—some of it resulting from their 2015 experiment on the International Space Station—at Plant Biology 2017 at Honolulu from June 24-28. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Molecular and Cellular Biology Program. […]

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July 25, 2017 at 12:17 pmResearch

MCB Alum | Elahu Gosney Sustarsic Finds ‘Dream Job’ in Denmark

Zack Gerhart-Hines, Elahu Gosney Sustarsic and John Kopchick, Copenhagen, 2015

By Elahu Gosney Sustarsic ’03 B.S. in Chemistry—Biochemistry and ’13 Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology—Biological Sciences My time at Ohio University with the Molecular and Cellular Biology  program prepared me well for my current research. Specifically, the mentorship of John Kopchick, Darlene Berryman and Ed List taught me to […]

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July 13, 2017 at 1:10 pmAlumni Research

MCB Graduate Students Present at International Growth Hormone Conference in Israel

Front Row: Alison Brittain, Dr. Reetobrata Basu, Silvana Duran-Ortiz, Dr. John Kopchick, Katie Troike, Mathew Buchman, and Jonathan Young. Back Row: Brooke Henry and Dr. Darlene Berryman.
Photo Courtesy of: Silvana Duran-Ortiz

By Dr. Reetobrata Basu ’16 “It is a great time to be in the field of growth hormone research,” aptly remarked Dr. Pinchas Cohen (President, GRS-IGF Society), as he opened the eighth International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research and IGF Society conference in the picturesque city of Tel-Aviv, Israel, Nov. 6-9, 2016. The conference featured […]

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June 19, 2017 at 7:26 pmResearch