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April 26, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Biological Science Students Make Impact at EXPO

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students in Biological Sciences presented their original research at Ohio University’s 2019 Student Research & Creativity Expo.

Of those, more than 20 students received either first or second place in the judging competition.

Rachel Olson with President M. Duane Nellis at the Student Research & Creativity Expo

Rachel Olson with President M. Duane Nellis at the Student Research & Creativity Expo

Graduate student Rachel Olson who received a first place ribbon for her poster on the deformations in tongue length and width during lapping in Musteloidea.

Kira Slepchenk with President M. Duane Nellis

Kira Slepchenk with President M. Duane Nellis.

Graduate student Kira Slepchenko received a place second ribbon for her poster aiming to understand if beta cells that malfunction in diabetic patients are different in amount and subcellular distribution of iron.

Sal Gomez at Student Expo, holding ribbon

Sal Gomez at Student Research & Creativity Expo

Sal Gomez, an undergraduate student, placed second for his research that focuses on the study of CLIC5 and Radixin, proteins that are linked to the development of deafness in mice.

Congratulations to all the the students who participated this year!  See a full list of EXPO winners.

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