Archive for June, 2017

MCB Graduate Students Present at International Growth Hormone Conference in Israel

Front Row: Alison Brittain, Dr. Reetobrata Basu, Silvana Duran-Ortiz, Dr. John Kopchick, Katie Troike, Mathew Buchman, and Jonathan Young. Back Row: Brooke Henry and Dr. Darlene Berryman.
Photo Courtesy of: Silvana Duran-Ortiz

By Dr. Reetobrata Basu ’16 “It is a great time to be in the field of growth hormone research,” aptly remarked Dr. Pinchas Cohen (President, GRS-IGF Society), as he opened the eighth International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research and IGF Society conference in the picturesque city of Tel-Aviv, Israel, Nov. 6-9, 2016. The conference featured […]

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June 19, 2017 at 7:26 pmResearch

MCB D.O./Ph.D. Graduate Student Wins Poster Award at Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting

Ashley Patton

From Heritage College of Medicine News Ashley Patton a Dual Degree Molecular and Cellular Biology, D.O./Ph.D. student at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who last year won a coveted research fellowship from the Endocrine Society, received an award for her research poster presentation at the society’s 2017 […]

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June 19, 2017 at 7:09 pmResearch

MCB Graduate Student Takes Second at Diabetes Research Day

Quyen Luong  was awarded second place in the graduate student poster contest.

Diabetes Institute News Congratulations to all who presented at the Seventh Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day at the University of Kentucky on Thursday, May 18. Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate student Quyen Luong was awarded second place in the graduate student poster contest. Luong worked under current Diabetes […]

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June 19, 2017 at 6:54 pmResearch

Scientists To Study Therapeutic Properties of Natural Products, Including Cannabis

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From research staff reports Scientists at Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute, including faculty from Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department, have launched a five-year study of the therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis, in order to determine their effectiveness for treating medical conditions ranging from […]

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June 19, 2017 at 5:33 pmResearch

Summer 2017 | Popular Sociology Class Fills Tier II Social Sciences

Get back on track and fill some General Education requisites this summer.

A popular Summer 2017 course provides not just an introduction to sociology, but also small class sizes in the second summer session. Seats are available – so register now! SOC 1000: Introduction to Sociology Tier II Social Sciences (2SS) Monday thru Thursday 1:30-2:50pm (Class #5585) with Babz Jewell Monday thru […]

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June 19, 2017 at 3:49 pmNews

Psychology Student Gets Hands-On Research, Counselor Experience with Schoolchildren

OHIO Senior Megan Credit

by Kristin Distel Rising senior Megan Credit ’18 has always been interested in the human mind and mental illness. At Ohio University, she has found the resources and guidance needed to achieve her goals and become a budding professional in the field of clinical psychology. In part, Credit attributes her […]

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June 16, 2017 at 1:48 pmNews Research

Vis and M.S. Students Present Research on Freshwater Red Algae

Danny Wolf at Phycological Society of America, Monterrey, CA

Dr. Morgan Vis, and two graduate students presented research on freshwater red algae at the Phycological Society of America’s annual meeting June 4-8 at Monterey, CA. Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Biogeographic trends in Freshwater Red Algae.” Abstract: Molecular systematics research has […]

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June 14, 2017 at 10:51 amResearch