Post Tagged with: "Morgan Vis"

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

Plant Biology Alumni, Faculty, Students Honor Cohn at Research Symposium

Left to right: Dr. Bob Goldberg, Dr. Ralph Quatrano, Stacy Welker, Dr. Dean DellaPenna, and Dr. Morgan Vis

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. The daylong symposium included presentations on current plant cell and molecular biology research by […]

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September 12, 2017 at 11:49 amAlumni News

Vis Wins Award for Best Phylogeny/Taxonomy Poster at International Phycological Congress

Dr. Morgan Vis

  Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, attended the 11th International Phycological Congresss in Szczecin, Poland in August. Vis presented a poster on “Systematic Revision of the sister genera Lemanea and Paralemanea (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).” She and her co-authors (K. Müller, J. Kwandrans, R. Sheath, P. Eloranta, […]

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August 26, 2017 at 2:05 pmResearch

From the Chair | Honoring Professor Norman Cohn

Dr. Morgan Vis

By Morgan L. Vis Professor & Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology Greetings PBIO alumni and friends, It has been a busy year. In this newsletter you will find a few highlights from the past year. Before I note those, please see the first news item about our upcoming event in […]

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August 15, 2017 at 1:03 pmUncategorized

Vis and M.S. Students Present Research on Freshwater Red Algae

Danny Wolf at Phycological Society of America, Monterrey, CA

Dr. Morgan Vis, and two graduate students presented research on freshwater red algae at the Phycological Society of America’s annual meeting June 4-8 at Monterey, CA. Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Biogeographic trends in Freshwater Red Algae.” Abstract: Molecular systematics research has […]

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June 14, 2017 at 10:51 amResearch

Vis Gets NSF OPUS Grant for Book on Freshwater Red Algae

Vis examining a freshwater red algae find

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received an NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) award of $136,617 for her research on “OPUS: Synthesizing systematic research of freshwater red algae.”  Vis has been researching the systematics, biogeography and ecology of these algae for more […]

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May 16, 2017 at 9:14 amNews Research

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