Post Tagged with: "undergraduate research"

Morris, Undergrad Students Co-Author Article on Genes Involved in Nutritional Programming in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on  “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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November 21, 2017 at 10:34 amResearch

Four Biology Undergrads Receive Kopchick Awards for Research Projects

Mitchell Harberson and John Kopchick at the 2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

Four undergraduate Biological Sciences students received awards from the John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund. These awards provide up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational medical research and scholarly activities. Recipient: Mitchell Harberson, Biological Sciences Mentor:   Kevin […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:38 amResearch

Biology Undergrads Present at Conference on Avian Biology, Reisenfeld Wins Award

Kyra Reisenfeld presenting her poster at OARC.

Ohio University undergraduate students Kyra Reisenfeld and Chance Patznick presented their research at the Ohio Avian Research Conference at Dennison University on Oct. 14 to an audience that included governmental, non-governmental, and university researchers as well as amateur ornithologists and interested community members. The Biological Sciences students are doing undergraduate […]

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November 3, 2017 at 12:32 pmResearch

TriBeta Biology Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

TriBeta officers and members enjoy a hike in the Athens area.

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, fair provides an opportunity for faculty […]

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November 3, 2017 at 9:17 amIn Class News

Workshop: How to Find and Apply for Summer Research Internships, Nov. 29, 30

A workshop on “How to Find and Apply for Summer Research Internships” is offered at the following times: Wednesday, Nov. 29, noon to 1 p.m. in Baker 239 Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6 to 7 p.m. in Baker 239 Thursday Nov. 30, 2 to 3 p.m. (repeat) in Baker 239 RSVP […]

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November 2, 2017 at 5:00 pmEvents

Undergraduate Researcher Investigates New Potential Therapeutic for Brain Cancer

Dakota Brockway won first prize for his poster at Neuroscience Research Day.

By Amanda Biederman Ohio University senior neuroscience major Dakota Brockway is characterizing the properties of a compound that may one day be used as a natural alternative treatment for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The compound, urolithin A, is a polycyclic aromatic metabolite found in several fruits, […]

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November 1, 2017 at 2:44 amResearch

Geological Sciences Brings Research, Excellence to Annual GSA Meeting

Trey Klopfenstein '18, Alex Nadas '18, Jack Seeley '18, Sarah Kogler '18, Damian Nance, Mitch Brourman '94, and Hanna Brourman '18

Ohio University Geological Sciences faculty and students were a major presence at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting held Oct. 21-25 in Seattle. Department members presented nine formal presentations authored by four faculty, four graduate students, and one undergraduate student. Faculty members also chaired two scientific sessions, presented an […]

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October 31, 2017 at 12:19 amNews