Kruse, Cimatu Present at ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium

Dr. Katherine Cimatu presents  at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium.

Adelaide “Addy” Kruse ’19, an Honors Tutorial College undergraduate student, and Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, presented at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium at Penn State University in June. Kruse gave a very impressive talk on her recent work about […]

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June 18, 2018 at 3:42 pmResearch

Stender Presents at Microscopy Society, Talks to State Highway Patrol Lab

Dr. Anthony Stender

For Dr. Anthony Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the summer has been off to a busy start. On May 23, he traveled to Cleveland to speak at the 62nd annual meeting of the Talks to  of Northeastern Ohio.  His talk, which focused on a paper he published earlier this […]

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June 15, 2018 at 11:50 amResearch

Two Chemistry Research Groups Present at Ohio Photochemical Society

From left: Dr. Jessica K. White, Rachael Pickens (J. K. White group), Shabnam Pordel (J. K. White group), Samantha Roe (T. A. White group), Sima Saeedi (T. A. White group), Dr. Travis A. White.

Two research groups from the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department at Ohio University recently gave an invited talk and a poster presentation at the Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, OH, to attend the Group (OoPS) meeting. Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, presented an invited talk titled […]

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June 15, 2018 at 11:38 amResearch

MCB Graduate Students Recognized with Top Prizes at EXPO 2018

President Nellis presents award to Colin Kruse

This year 14 Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students participated in the 2018 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, garnering a total of five first place and one second place prize. The Student Expo, with 850 presenters, took place on April 12 at the Ohio University Convocation Center […]

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June 13, 2018 at 3:05 pmNews Research

MCB Grad Student Takes 1st, People’s Choice at 3 Minute Thesis

Silvana Duran-Ortiz (photo by Evan Leonard)

From Research Communications Silvana Duran Ortiz, doctoral student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, took first place at the Ohio University’s third annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 21. Her presentation was on “Can we extend life- and health-span by decreasing growth hormone action?” Her adviser is […]

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June 12, 2018 at 12:22 pmResearch

Brandenburg Receives Top Honors at National Symposium

Kristyn Brandenburg

Ohio University astrophysics doctoral student Kristyn Brandenburg was recognized at the spring 2018 Stewardship Science Academic Programs symposium, where her poster and presentation received the Outstanding Poster award. Physicists from approximately 40 universities attended the biennial symposium in Bethesda, Md., which was sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration. “The […]

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June 7, 2018 at 3:18 pmResearch

Nanoscale Defense: Predicting Intrusions to the Membrane

Diagram of monolayer and bilayer memberanes, the former is represented as a flat plane and the latter as a spherical structure (Illustration: Environmental Science: Nano)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Like the outermost walls surrounding a castle, the plasma membrane is the cell’s first defense against invaders. Biological membranes are semipermeable, meaning that they are designed to block unwanted molecules while permitting the passage of compounds necessary for cellular function. And yet, an occasional […]

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June 6, 2018 at 2:04 pmResearch