Post Tagged with: "Alexander Meyers"

Tiny seedlings and 3 million worms: Two OHIO experiments head to International Space Station on June 3

NASA's SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 sits on the pad, ready for launch.

Watch live: Coverage of the launch of NASA’s SpaceX CRS-22 commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station on Thursday, June 3, at 1:29 p.m. EDT.   From Ohio University News When NASA’s SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 3, it will […]

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May 26, 2021 at 6:42 pmNews

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Two Ohio University plant biologists spent Aug. 25-26 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a Science Verification Test (SVT) in preparation for their upcoming flight to the International Space Station. Actually, it’s not that Dr. Sarah Wyatt and Ohio University alumnus and post-doctoral researcher Dr. Alexander Meyers are making […]

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September 2, 2020 at 4:34 pmResearch

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

  It’s easy for the tiny seeds to practice social distancing on their flight up to the International Space Station. They’re on an unmanned SpaceX rocket. But making sure they don’t germinate too early is a problem that has to be solved back on Earth, where Ohio University has asked […]

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March 25, 2020 at 10:51 amUncategorized

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Ohio University undergraduate student Ava Heller will present a poster at the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research meeting in Denver, CO., Nov. 20-23. “This project essentially looks at a protein that was less activated in space than on Earth,” Heller said. “I am growing plants that don’t have […]

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October 27, 2019 at 4:28 pmResearch

Meyers Named American Society of Plant Biologists Ambassador

Alexander Meyers at ASPB Midwest regional

Alexander Meyers, graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, was selected to be an American Society of Plant Biologists Ambassador. “ASPB Ambassadors are early career scientists (students and postdocs) and industry employees enlisted to communicate the mission and vision of the society to […]

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April 6, 2019 at 3:52 pmNews

Plant Biology Students Win Multiple Awards at Regional Meeting

From left, award winners Anne Sternberger, Calvin Coffin, Abigail Moore, Alexander Bochenek

Graduate and undergraduate students from Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular & Cellular Biology interdisciplinary graduate program won three presentation and two poster awards at the ASPB Midwest regional meeting March 16-17 at West Virginia University. 2nd place graduate talk—Anne Sternberger (Wyatt lab) 3rd place graduate talk —Kelsey Bryant […]

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April 2, 2019 at 8:40 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