Post Tagged with: "biological Sciences news"

Alumni News | Gorscak Co-Authors Discovery of New Dinosaur with Heart-Shaped Tail

Dr. Pat O'Connor (left) and Dr. Eric Gorscak work in their lab at Ohio documenting fossil discoveries.

 Ohio University alumnus Dr. Eric Gorscak and Dr. Patrick O’Connor just published new exciting fossil discoveries from eastern Africa in PLOS ONE.  Gorscak is currently a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and new assistant professor at the Midwestern University in Downers Grove, just […]

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February 18, 2019 at 10:27 amAlumni Research

Williams Monitors Contamination in Bald Eagle Nestlings in Upper Midwest

Bald eagle nestlings (Photo by Jeff Hays)

Ohio University biologist Dr. Kelly Williams teamed up with scientists from Raptor Environmental, the U.S. National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to analyze trends in chemical contamination in bald eagle nestlings at six study areas in the upper Midwest from […]

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February 13, 2019 at 10:43 amResearch

Alumni News | Eltzroth Helped Boost Population of Western Bluebirds

Elsie Kollin Eltzroth

Ohio University alumna Elsie Kollin Eltzroth ’47 known in Oregon as the Bluebird Lady, died Feb. 1 at the age of 95 and will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. She earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences-Clinical Laboratory cum laude in 1947 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. […]

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February 7, 2019 at 9:04 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Zapf Co-Authors Paper on Regulation of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus

Rachel Zapf

Members of the Carroll lab authored a paper in the journal mBio on the regulation of toxin production in Staphylococcus aureus by a small regulatory RNA (called Teg41). Two Biological Sciences graduate students and five undergrads were co-authors on the paper, “The Small RNA Teg41 Regulates Expression of the Alpha […]

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February 6, 2019 at 11:41 amResearch

Alumni News | Fischer is Obstetrician and Gynecologist with TriHealth

Dr .Jessica L. Fischer

Ohio University alum Jessica L. Fischer D.O. is an obstetrician and gynecologist with TriHealth, a Physician Hospital Organization. She earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Pre-Medicine from the College of Arts & Sciences. Her interests “include general gynecology, routine and high-risk obstetrics and basic infertility. She cares for obstetric and […]

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February 3, 2019 at 2:35 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Lyons to Expand Focal Pointe Eye Care

Dr. Michael Lyons

The Journal News profiled Ohio University alum Michael Lyons ’97 in a story headlined “‘A place to feel normal’: Eye care practice to double space in West Chester and help those most in need.” Connect with Lyons on LinkedIn. Lyons earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences-Pre-Optometry from the College of […]

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February 3, 2019 at 1:28 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

 “The Insect Apocalypse Is Here!” This is not a blockbuster starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, but the title of a November 2018 New York Times editorial that summarized some worrying trends in biodiversity conservation. Several recent studies from places as different as South American jungles and Germany have documented […]

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February 3, 2019 at 9:30 amResearch