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Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class

Arts & Sciences Announces New Chairs, Directors

Arts & Sciences Announces New Chairs, Directors

The College of Arts & Sciences welcomes eight new faculty to senior leadership positions in chairs and programs across the college. “I am very grateful that so many of my faculty colleagues are willing to step up and take on the responsibilities of department chair. This is one of the […]

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July 31, 2017 at 10:37 amNews

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

Colvin, Qian Present on Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau at Experimental Biology 2017

Dr. Robert Colvin and Cheng Qian present at Experimental Biology 2017.

Dr. Robert Colvin and graduate student Cheng Qian attended Experimental Biology 2017, held April 22-26 in Chicago, and presented a poster on “Microtubule Affinity Regulating Kinase-2 inhibition: Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau Repeat Domains Reduce Tau Phosphorylation in Rat Primary Neurons.” Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:15 pmResearch

Colvin Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Robert Colvin, Professor of Biological Sciences, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Understanding the spread of protein aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the Honors Tutorial College and sponsored by […]

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February 23, 2016 at 9:56 amResearch

14 Students & Faculty Receive Kopchick Awards at MCB Retreat

Debra Walter, Elizabeth Jensen, Alison Brittain, Ian Ackers, and Ashley Patton pose for a photo with Dr. John Kopchick after recieving their John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology Translational Biomedical Sciences Research Fellowship Award. Photo by Kaitlin Owens.

In November 2015, the John J. Kopchick Awards provided $87,795 to Ohio University student, faculty and staff researchers during the Nov. 14 retreat for students and faculty in the Molecular and Cellular Biology interdisciplinary program. Fourteen Ohio University students and faculty and staff members have received funding for their health […]

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January 7, 2016 at 12:07 pmNews

Psychology Undergrad Gets Kopchick Award to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases

Caroline Wilson, Kimberly Kraus, and Emma Kessler pose for a photo with John Kopchick after recieving their John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund awards in Nelson Commons, on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Photo by Kaitlin Owens.

Undergraduate student Kimberly Kraus ’16, a Psychology major, received one of the 2015 John J. Kopchick Awards for research at Ohio University. The John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund provides up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational […]

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November 24, 2015 at 11:20 amResearch