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Colvin Authors Chapter in ‘Metals in the Brain’

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin contributed a chapter in the book Metals in the Brain. Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His chapter is on “Current Methods Used to Probe and Quantify Intracellular Total and Free Zn(II) Dynamics, and Subcellular Distribution […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:55 pmNews

Ohio University Genomics Facility Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Genomics Facility Anniversary with Bill Broach and Rachel Yoho

Ohio University Genomics Facility Director Dr. Bill Broach and Technician Rachel Yoho recently hosted a campus-wide open house marking the facility’s 10th anniversary. In attendance were Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College Dr. Joseph Shields; Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Dr. Robert Frank; […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:02 amNews

Chemistry’s Wu Receives Baker Fund Award for Skin Cancer Project

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received a John C. Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his work on “The Role of Carnosol in Preventing Skin Cancer Development.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:44 pmResearch

Collaborative Research Receives NIH Grant, Strives to Prevent Disease

Dr. Jennifer Hines

By Megan Reed A chemical engineering professor in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology has received a nearly $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund research that could potentially help mitigate serious diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Dr. Douglas Goetz will […]

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February 15, 2017 at 8:34 amNews

Ten Students, Faculty Receive Funding from 2016 Kopchick Awards

Front row: Student award recipients Yanyang Cao and Lydia Richardson.  Back row: Char Kopchick, assistant dean of students; student award recipients Sarah Benner, Nikki Meyer, Nathan Arnett and Austin Stevens; Distinguished Professor John Kopchick; student award recipients Samuel Kirkeng and Benjamin Colvin; faculty award recipient Amir Farnoud.  Photo by: Kaitlin Owens/Ohio Univeristy.

From Research staff reports Nov. 29, 2016 Seven undergraduate students, three graduate students and one Ohio University faculty member received funding for their health and medical research from the 2016 John J. Kopchick Awards. The program provided a total of $54,863 in grants and fellowships to advance research on topics […]

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December 5, 2016 at 1:15 pmNews

Wyatt, 3 Graduate Students Present at International Space Conference

The Ohio University contingent at the 2016 meeting of the ASGSR.

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Arabidopsis proteomic responses to microgravity” as part of the GeneLab symposium at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research. Wyatt is recognized as an expert in gravitational and space biology. Using […]

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October 31, 2016 at 1:16 pmResearch

Showalter Travels to Greece to Present Research on Glycoproteins

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer Environmental and Plant Biology Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor Environmental & Plant Biology, traveled to Crete, Greece, this summer for the XIV Cell Wall Meeting to present his research on hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins, more specifically the enzymes associated with the sugars on those proteins. Showalter used two […]

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October 10, 2016 at 5:00 pmResearch