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Biology Alum Talks to Sociology Class about Health Care in Rural Appalachia

Tiffany Downs '15 '21P Photo credit: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ohio University alum Tiffany Downs ’15 came to a sociology class last week to talk about “Delivering Medicine in Appalachia.” Downs is an optician, a cattle farmer, and a medical student at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She covered Appalachian stereotypes, delivering medicine in Appalachia, and social determinants of […]

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April 6, 2018 at 3:20 pmAlumni In Class News

Mother and Daughter Are Powerful Biological Science Duo

Mother and Daughter Are Powerful Biological Science Duo

by Kristin Distel Alum Pam Groen and student Madeline Groen have always shared an interest in biology, animals and laboratory science—as well as a longstanding love for Ohio University. They are mother and daughter, and their mutual dedication to Biological Sciences has led them to pursue careers that serve others […]

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February 12, 2018 at 9:21 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Biology’s Passerin Is Partner at Pittsburgh Law Firm

Alicia Passerin

Ohio University alum Alicia Passerin ’93M.S., ’97Ph.D. is a partner and member of the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups at the law firm Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC in Pittsburgh. She earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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February 2, 2018 at 10:02 amAlumni

Alumni News | Biology’s Robert Kromer Passes Away at Age 90

Dr. Robert Kromer

Ohio University alum Dr. Robert Kromer ’48, who earned a B.A. in Biology Pre-Medicine from the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away, reports the Sandusky Register. He was also a Trustee Emeriti of the Ohio University Foundation Board. Dr. Robert Kromer, 90, formerly of Sandusky and residing in Jacksonville, […]

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January 27, 2018 at 1:11 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

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 is a Cambridge, Ohio, native who earned a Ph.D. 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