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Showalter Receives 2017 Kopchick Faculty Support Award

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

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the 2017 John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Faculty Support Fund. The award provides $10,000 for research activities and conference travel. His project his titled “Cancer and Diabetes Drug Discovery from Medicinal Plants in Pakistan.” […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:02 pmResearch

Showalter Gets Kopchick Award for Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis

Christian Showalter, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $14,747 for his project on “Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis through the Bloodstream.” His adviser for […]

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November 16, 2017 at 4:56 pmResearch

Alum, Professor Predict Ways to Better Manipulate Electrons in Graphene

Drs. Mahmoud Asmar and Sergio Ulloa

Two physicists predict that electronic currents of graphene can be split into two parts, thereby allowing scientists to manipulate the properties of graphene in new ways. Ohio University alum Dr. Mahmoud Asmar (Physics PhD ’15), and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and a member of OHIO’s Nanoscale […]

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November 15, 2017 at 2:44 pmResearch

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

  Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.” The seventh […]

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November 15, 2017 at 1:30 pmResearch

Sinha Gets Grant, Authors Reference Ontology on Mapping Basins, Valleys and Canyons

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, co-authored a reference ontology on mapping depression landforms such as basins, valleys and canyons as part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series. Sinha was awarded a grant of $41,000 from the United States Geological Survey to fund his sabbatical research […]

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November 9, 2017 at 12:38 pmResearch

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

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November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch

Graduate Students Participate in Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Graduate students at Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Twenty-five graduate students and faculty members from the Modern Languages Department and the Latin American Studies graduate program participated in the 16th Annual Ohio Latin Americanist Conference on Oct. 21 and 22. Organized by the Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State University in collaboration with Ohio University, this […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:05 pmNews