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Finding the Link Between Actin Polymerization and Function

Ph.D. student Nilaj Chakrabarty discussed his work with invited keynote speaker and OSU professor Anthony Brown.

By Amanda Biederman Along the axon of a neuron, the cytoskeletal protein actin plays several important roles in neuron function, including cell signaling and axon elongation. But for years, scientists did not know how actin gets transported from their manufacturing site to their target locations. Recently, actin was found to […]

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November 1, 2017 at 1:50 amEvents Research

Invited Speaker Brown Discusses Work on Axonal Transport at Neuroscience Research Day

Neuroscience Research Day award ceremony: Dakota Brockway, Mary Gemmel, Catherine Early, Daewoo Lee, Nilaj Chakrabarty.

By Amanda Biederman The Ohio State University professor Anthony Brown opened the first annual Neuroscience Research Day with a keynote lecture describing his work on neurofilaments and axonal transport. Neuroscience Research Day, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, brought together members of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:57 amEvents Research

Neuroscience Program Hosts Research Colloquium, Oct. 7

Neuroscience Program Hosts Research Colloquium, Oct. 7

By Amanda Biederman Neurons will fire across Lake Hope Lodge on Oct. 7 as Ohio University’s neuroscientists convene to discuss their research in the first annual “Neuroscience Research Day.” The event, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, is designed to unite members […]

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October 1, 2017 at 10:30 pmEvents

Physics & Astronomy Undergraduates Take Honors at Research Expo

Physics & Astronomy Undergraduates Take Honors at Research Expo

The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is an opportunity each year for Physics & Astronomy students to present scientific information in a format that is often used at international scientific conferences. A panel of  faculty members in the sciences serve as  judges determines the winning posters. This […]

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April 21, 2017 at 8:37 pmNews

CMSS Colloquium | Slow Axonal Transport, Axon Morphology and Neuronal Function, Sept. 8

Peter Jung

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Peter Jung of Ohio University on “Slow Axonal Transport, Axon Morphology and Neuronal Function,” on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: The human brain with about 1011 neurons and about 1015 connections in addition to a neuroglia […]

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September 1, 2016 at 10:15 pmEvents

CMSS and NQPI Hold Joint Poster Session

CMSS and NQPI Hold Joint Poster Session

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, the Condensed Matter and Surface Science program and the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute partnered to host a joint poster session in Clippinger Hall. The poster session showcased the outstanding, high-impact research being done by faculty and their students. There were a total of 36 […]

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November 11, 2015 at 1:38 pmNews

‘Tug-of-War’ Biophysics Teamwork with OSU Colleagues

‘Tug-of-War’ Biophysics Teamwork with OSU Colleagues

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy “This experience opened my eyes on the seeing the importance of collaboration between different disciplines.” – Chris Johnson Christopher Johnson, a doctoral student in the Department of Physics & Astronomy and member of the Quantitative Biology Institute at Ohio University, joined doctoral student Daniel […]

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December 17, 2014 at 1:50 pmNews Research