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Biological Sciences Graduates Two Grad Students Over Summer

Xuan Wang

  Two Biological Sciences graduate students earned their degrees this summer. Xuan Wang graduated with a Ph.D. The title of her thesis “Internalization of extracellular ATP by cancer cells and its functional roles in cancer drug resistance” focused on mechanisms of cancer drug resistance promoted by extracellular ATP in tumor […]

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September 5, 2017 at 1:02 pmNews

Biology Grad Helps Discover New Species of Sauropod Dinosaur in Tanzania

Eric Gorscak, lead author on the new study, is a Cambridge, Ohio, native who is a doctoral student in biological sciences at Ohio University. Photo: Emily R. Naylor/Courtesy of Eric Gorscak

From Compass In an article published last week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Ohio University paleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The new species is a member of the gigantic long-neck sauropods, and its fossil remains were recovered from Cretaceous-age (70-100 million years ago) rocks in […]

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August 28, 2017 at 4:15 pmAlumni Research

Biology Alum Among First to Enter HCOM through Early Assurance Program

Biology Alum Among First to Enter HCOM through Early Assurance Program

From the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine News Nathan Katz, Amy Mehlman ’17 and Rosemary Oaks are just the type of high-achieving student the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine hoped to attract when it launched its Early Assurance Programs in 2013. The three first-year medical students are all […]

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August 28, 2017 at 3:52 pmAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Alum Enjoys Beetles Research in Grad School

Morgan Olmstead

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Morgan Olmstead graduated in Spring 2016 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences and minor in Anthropology and a Certificate in Global Health from Ohio University. The […]

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August 25, 2017 at 2:55 pmAlumni

Career Corner | Biology Alum Kevin King to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Kevin King

Ohio University alum Dr. Kevin King ’92, whose biology career has included detecting biowarfare pathogens and infectious diseases, will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. Connect with him on LinkedIn. King joined Ohio University in May 2016 as the university’s first Director of Industry […]

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August 15, 2017 at 2:31 pmAlumni

MCB Alum | Elahu Gosney Sustarsic Finds ‘Dream Job’ in Denmark

Zack Gerhart-Hines, Elahu Gosney Sustarsic and John Kopchick, Copenhagen, 2015

  By Elahu Gosney Sustarsic ’03 B.S. in Chemistry—Biochemistry and ’13 Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology—Biological Sciences My time at Ohio University with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program prepared me well for my current research. Specifically, the mentorship of John Kopchick, Darlene Berryman and Ed List taught me […]

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July 13, 2017 at 1:10 pmAlumni Research

Biology Alum Sending Rodent Research Project to International Space Station

Jeffrey Willey

Ohio University alum Dr. Jeffrey Willey ’99, ’01M is part of NASA’s Rodent Research-9 mission that will be sending a science payload to the International Space Station on a SpaceX Rocket scheduled for August 10. Willey, who earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences from the College of […]

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July 10, 2017 at 4:39 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News