Ohio University chemist explains an old question with a modern tool

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

From Ohio University News Ohio University chemist Jixin Chen, Ph.D., took advantage of the time when labs were shut down early in the pandemic to apply a very modern solution to solve a very old question. Like Joseph Fourier did 200 years ago, Chen sat down with paper and pen to […]

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January 26, 2022 at 2:18 pmNews Research

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

From Ohio University News A study led by Ohio University researchers shows that the increase of sea ice surrounding Antarctica since 1979 is a unique feature of Antarctic climate since 1905 — an observation that paints a dramatic first-ever picture for weather and climate implications on the world’s southernmost continent. […]

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January 10, 2022 at 11:39 amNews Research

Ronan Carroll receives Rakowski Award, continues research into genetics of Staphylococcal infections

Dr. Ronan Carroll

From Ohio University News Dr. Ronan Carroll recently received the Robert F. Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research for breakthrough work involving non-traditional RNA and Staphylococcus bacterial infections. Carroll, associate professor of Biological Sciences, received his undergraduate degree in microbiology from Trinity College, in Dublin, Ireland, in 1999. He immigrated to […]

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December 21, 2021 at 8:12 amResearch

Julie Suhr named editor of Psychological Assessment, sets her priorities for journal

Dr. Julie Suhr

From Ohio University News Dr. Julie Suhr, recently appointed editor of the journal Psychological Assessment, highlights her vision for the research journal on the American Psychological Association’s Editor Spotlight. Suhr is professor of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences and director of clinical training of Ohio University’s APA-accredited […]

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December 8, 2021 at 10:10 amResearch

Ohio University to honor Distinguished Professor Steven Evans on Feb. 3

Dr. Steven Evans

From Ohio University News Ohio University will honor Distinguished Professor Steven Evans on Thursday, Feb. 3, during the Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling and Lecture. Students, faculty, staff, and area residents are invited to attend this event in the Baker University Center Ballroom, beginning with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed […]

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December 3, 2021 at 8:39 amEvents News Research

Julie Owens named American Psychological Association Fellow, recognized for work on school-based interventions for students with ADHD

Dr. Julie Owens

From Ohio University News Dr. Julie Owens was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association’s Society for Child and Adolescent Psychology for her outstanding contributions to research in clinical child psychology, specifically in the area of school mental health. Owens is professor of Psychology and co-director of the Center […]

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December 2, 2021 at 12:38 pmResearch

Summer 2022 funding program will increase number of paid undergraduate research, creative internships

Wild-life biology students conducting a survey of local salamander populations.
Photo credit: Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News For many Ohio University students, summer offers an exciting opportunity to engage in research and creative experiences that will prepare them for graduate school or their first job after graduation. For summer 2022, the university is offering an Undergraduate Summer Internship program to fund stipends for […]

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November 30, 2021 at 3:20 pmNews Research