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Biology Grad Students Take First, Second in 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Silvana Duran Ortiz

From Research Communications Two College of Arts & Sciences graduate students, both in Biological Sciences, took first and second place in Ohio University’s third annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 21. The 3MT® competition was developed by The University of Queensland in 2008 to help graduate students hone […]

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February 22, 2018 at 3:30 pmNews

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

Tokash Presents Poster on Diamondback Terrapin Reproduction

Alayna Tokash with her poster at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting.

Biology graduate student Alayna Tokash presented a poster on diamondback terrapin reproduction at the annual Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in San Francisco in January. Her poster was titled “Within and among year variation in reproductive output from two populations of the diamond-backed terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin.” Tokash is a […]

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February 12, 2018 at 7:22 pmResearch

Nassif Presents Preliminary Data on Middle Ear in Extinct Reptiles

James Nassif

Biological Sciences graduate student James Nassif is presenting preliminary data regarding the morphology and physiology of the middle-ear conduction apparatus in both extinct and extant reptiles at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology’s Midwinter Meeting in San Diego from Feb. 9-14. The ARO meeting features cutting-edge basic and clinical research […]

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February 12, 2018 at 1:14 pmResearch

Weigand Reports Positive News for Box Turtle Population Bisected by U.S. 33 Bypass

Marcel Weigand presents her poster on the Eastern box turtles in the Wayne National Forest.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology graduate student Marcel Weigand’s research shows positive news for Eastern box turtles whose habitat was bisected by construction of the U.S. 33 bypass through the Wayne National Forest. “In 2013, the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio was bisected by a high-traffic, high-speed highway, affecting a road-naïve […]

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February 9, 2018 at 12:01 pmNews Research

Happy Beginnings | Biology Grad Works at Field Museum, Helps Discover New Dinosaur Species

Life reconstruction of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago. Credit: Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Eric Gorscak ’09, ’17Ph.D., who is now a post-doc research scientist at the Field Museum in Chicago, helped in the discovery of a […]

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February 8, 2018 at 9:48 amAlumni News

BARR Peer Advisers Help Students in Science Courses

BARR Peer Advisers Help Students in Science Courses

The BIOS Advising and Resource Room (or the BARR) exists to help science students thrive. It was created to assist students in introductory biology and to help first-year students adjust to and learn about Ohio University. It’s been expanded to help students of all years and all science-related majors. The […]

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February 8, 2018 at 8:11 amNews