August 4, 2015 at 10:14 am

Roenigk Chair in Chemistry uses everyday objects and exotic animals to explain his research on WOUB

Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio University and the Roenigk Chair in Chemistry, sat down with’s “Conversations from Studio B” host Kelee Riesbeck to talk about his research. In this interview Masson unpacks supramolecular and bioorganic chemistry using everyday objects like pumpkins and exotic animals like mimic octopus.

As the Roenigk Chair, Masson will work to raise the profile of the department, promote great research and teaching and recruit the best and brightest students to OHIO. The chair position was established by The Roenigk Family Foundation and Henry (BA Chemistry, ’56) and Kathleen Roenigk.

Check out this video of how a mimic octopus morphs its shape to protect itself.

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