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Matlack Lab Presents at 2018 meeting of the Ecological Society of America in New Orleans

Dr. Glenn Matlack with Marion Holmes and Jack Monsted in New Orleans

Dr. Glenn Matlack, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, along with two of his graduate students, Alumna Dr .Marion Holmes and current student Jack Monsted, presented three research papers at the 2018 Ecological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting held August 4 – 18, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. […]

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August 13, 2018 at 4:26 pmNews Research

Nance: ‘All Hell Breaking Loose on Earth’ Indicates Another Supercontinent 600 Million Years Ago

Dr. Damian Nance

Does Earth have another supercontinent hidden in its geologic history—about 600 million years ago? “It looks like all hell was breaking loose on Earth, and my guess is that Pannotia is at the center of all these weird and wonderful things that were happening at that time,” says Dr. R. Damian Nance, Distinguished […]

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August 9, 2018 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Physicists Propose New Model to Study Pairing Properties of Nuclei

(L to R) Dr. Madappa Prakash, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, and Dr. Constantinos Constantinou

A team of Ohio University nuclear physicists has proposed a new theoretical model for calculating pairing properties of atomic nuclei including those found in extreme astrophysical environments. As in some solids in which two interacting electrons pair up to act as one object that leads to superconductivity, interacting neutrons (or […]

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August 8, 2018 at 4:39 pmResearch

Johnson, Aquilar Study Vampire Bat Adaptation in Ecuador

Johnson, Aquilar Study Vampire Bat Adaptation in Ecuador

Dr. Joseph Johnson, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and Juan Pablo Aguilar Cabezas, student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology doctoral program, are looking forward to embarking in a new fascinating research project: Understanding the population ecology of the vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, in Ecuador. Yes: vampire […]

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August 8, 2018 at 10:17 amResearch

Meyers Gives Invited Talk at COSPAR Conference

Alexander Meyers presents at COSPAR

Alexander Meyers, graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, gave a 30-minute invited talk at the 2018 Committee On Space Research (COSPAR) conference July 14-22 in Pasadena, CA. His talk was titled “Proteomic and transcriptomic analysis of Arabidopsis seedlings in microgravity reveal novel […]

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August 3, 2018 at 2:40 pmResearch

Wyatt Lab Presents at ASPB Plant Biology Conference in Montreal

Dr. Sarah Wyatt and graduate student Al Meyers lead a round table discussion on Plant Space Biology.

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Director of Molecular and Cellular Biology, along with two of her graduate students, Anne Sternberger and Alexander Meyers, traveled to Montreal, Canada, for the joint meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Canadian Society of Plant Biologists/Societe Canadienne de […]

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August 3, 2018 at 2:19 pmResearch

Plant Cell Wall Faculty, Graduate Students Present at ASPB Meeting in Montreal

The Plant Wall Group enjoying a night out at the ASPB meeting in Montreal.  From Left: Matrika Bhattarai, Oyeyemi Ajayi, John Elmore, Yuan Zhang, Tasleem Javaid, Dasmeet Kaur, Ahmed Faik (with Star), and Allan Showalter.

Dr. Ahmed Faik and Dr. Allan Showalter with graduate students from the Plant Wall Research Group presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists July 14-18 in Montreal, Canada. Showalter is Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Faik is Associate Professor […]

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August 3, 2018 at 12:23 pmResearch