Archive for May, 2017

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

Cimatu: Toying with Molecular Interfaces

Dr. Katherine Cimatu in her lab in Clippinger Hall.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University NQPI member Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, recently published a series of papers in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C describing the roles of various functional groups in the molecular conformation of monomers and polymers at different interfaces. […]

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May 6, 2017 at 10:39 pmResearch

First Arab-American Frontiers Fosters Science Relations

Participants of the Fourth Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium in Abu Dhabi.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Science not only breaks boundaries, it also builds communities across international barriers. On Nov. 5, 2016, Ohio University’s Wojciech Jadwisienczak, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, helped expand scientific horizons at the fourth Arab-American Frontiers program […]

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May 6, 2017 at 10:02 pmNews

NQPI Welcomes New Member Amir Farnoud

Amir Farnoud in his laboratory in Stocker Center.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Ohio University’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor and the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute’s newest member Amir Farnoud has spent the past 13 years molding his ideal research career in bioscience. “I thought, ‘You know, if I do something that will someday lead to […]

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May 6, 2017 at 9:38 pmResearch

Message from the Chair | History Spring Newsletter

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

By Katherine Jellison Professor & Chair of History History Department June 2017 eNewsletter The History Department’s theme for academic year 2016-17 has been “Outreach,” as we have worked diligently to extend our educational mission beyond the formal classroom setting. August 2016 saw the launch of a new department-sponsored symposia series […]

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May 6, 2017 at 1:44 pmUncategorized

Career Corner | Los Angeles Management Fellow Position Requires Master’s Degree

The County of Los Angeles the job bulletin for the Management Fellow position currently available: a two-year, paid full-time fellowship with a benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement pension, and two deferred compensation plans. Individuals, who are interested in pursuing a career in county government, should possess a master’s […]

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May 6, 2017 at 1:20 pmAnnouncements

Maxwell Contributes to Volume on Popular Culture in Ancient World

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell at Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell‘s “Popular Theology in Late Antiquity” was published as part of Popular Culture in the Ancient World, edited by Lucy Grigg (Cambridge University Press, 2016).  The volume as a whole aims at taking “popular culture” in classical Greek and Roman antiquity more seriously, with many of the chapters geared […]

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May 4, 2017 at 11:14 amResearch