Post Tagged with: "biological Sciences news"

Cassandra Thompson shows danger to frogs from pesticide, but points out a solution

A recently metamorphosed wood frog. Photo by Cassie Thompson.A recently metamorphosed wood frog. Photo by Cassie Thompson.

From Ohio University News Ohio University graduate student Cassandra Thompson’s research highlights the need to understand the tradeoffs of using pesticides on invasive species and the effects on vulnerable species such as amphibians. Her article on “Carryover effects of pesticide exposure and pond drying on performance, behavior, and sex ratios […]

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August 31, 2022 at 12:27 pmNews Research

Neither wind nor ice could stop Kelly Love’s fieldwork

Neither wind nor ice could stop Kelly Love’s fieldwork

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo Neither wind nor ice could keep Kelly Love from completing her research for the Student Expo on April 7. Love, a graduate student in the M.S. in Environmental Studies program, is looking at different methods to determine the health of an ecosystem, with […]

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April 6, 2022 at 3:33 pmAlumni News

What Emily Marino didn’t expect to find in the lab

Emily Marino

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo From Emily Marino’s first day as a Bobcat, she knew she would be spending a lot of time in a lab, conducting experiments, and writing her Honors Tutorial College senior thesis. What she didn’t know was that it would be so much […]

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April 6, 2022 at 11:21 amNews

Riley Sombathy studies rings in dinosaur legs to see how they grew

Riley Sombathy in the lab with Allosaurus samples

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo Riley Sombathy says nothing is more exciting than when he looks into the microscope and the rings appear on the slice of ancient Allosaurus bone. He’s using those rings—akin to tree rings—to learn more about how the dinosaurs that lived 150 million […]

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April 4, 2022 at 8:51 amNews Research

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

Julia Joos in the foreground, tortoise in the background.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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March 23, 2022 at 5:03 pmResearch

Workshop for students who want to get involved in undergraduate research, March 22

Undergraduate students Helen Stec (left) and Madison Parker (right) look into one of the large breeding mesocosm fish tanks in the Morris Lab. | Photo by Ben Siegel/Ohio University

From the Ohio University Calendar Ohio University students are invited to a workshop on March 22 to learn more about how to get involved in undergraduate research, an experience that many OHIO students translate into future career and graduate school plans. The workshop, “Research: Where Do I Start?” is Tuesday, March […]

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March 17, 2022 at 12:58 pmEvents News

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