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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 […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:59 pmAnnouncements News

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

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

Holub Publishes Article on Developing Miniature Proteins as Therapeutic Agents

Dr. Justin Holub

Dr. Justin Holub, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored an article on “mall scaffolds, big potential: Developing miniature proteins as therapeutic agents” in Drug Development Research Journal. Abstract: Preclinical Research Miniature proteins are a class of oligopeptide characterized by their short sequence lengths and ability to adopt well-folded, three-dimensional […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:24 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