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MCB Graduate Students Recognized with Top Prizes at EXPO 2018

President Nellis presents award to Colin Kruse

This year 14 Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students participated in the 2018 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, garnering a total of five first place and one second place prize. The Student Expo, with 850 presenters, took place on April 12 at the Ohio University Convocation Center […]

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June 13, 2018 at 3:05 pmNews Research

Darlene Berryman Named HCOM’s Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Darlene Berryman

From HCOM News March 20, 2018 Darlene Berryman, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., has been named associate dean for research and innovation at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective March 1. Berryman had been serving in the job in an interim capacity since June 2017. “Enhancing our collaborative research […]

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June 12, 2018 at 1:51 pmNews

MCB Grad Student Takes 1st, People’s Choice at 3 Minute Thesis

Silvana Duran-Ortiz (photo by Evan Leonard)

From Research Communications Silvana Duran Ortiz, doctoral student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, took first place at the Ohio University’s third annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 21. Her presentation was on “Can we extend life- and health-span by decreasing growth hormone action?” Her adviser is […]

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June 12, 2018 at 12:22 pmResearch

Working on the Wayne | Setting Out into the Woods

Nathan Jedlinsky following the proposed mountain bike trail flags in the Wayne. Photo by Abbey Didier

By Abbey Didier Wildlife Biology and Conservation Major We have all been hiking before, of course, but it’s usually on marked trails where we just follow the dirt path and can be confident it continues on a marked route. Working in the Wayne National Forest requires a little more…sense of […]

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June 11, 2018 at 1:40 pmNews

Less than One-Fourth of Paleontologists are Women, Early Notes in Smithsonian

Catherine Early

The Smithsonian quoted Biological Sciences graduate student Catherine Early in a story headlined “The Many Ways Women Get Left Out of Paleontology.” Yet while generations of researchers have chipped away at the male-dominated culture of paleontology, a gap remains. Women today make up nearly half of student members in organizations like the […]

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June 8, 2018 at 8:18 amIn the News Students in the News

2018 Graduate Matthew Kinlow an “Outstanding Senior Leader”

2018 Graduate Matthew Kinlow an “Outstanding Senior Leader”

by Kristin Distel Recent graduate Matthew Kinlow has big dreams and the drive to achieve them. At the 2018 OHIO Leadership Awards Gala, Kinlow was named a recipient of an Outstanding Senior Leader award for his work with a variety of campus organizations. His service to the OHIO community includes […]

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June 1, 2018 at 1:31 pmNews

Colvin Reports on Novel Kinase Inhibitors, Target for Therapeutic Development in Alzheimer’s

Colvin Reports on Novel Kinase Inhibitors, Target for Therapeutic Development in Alzheimer’s

Dr. Robert Colvin, Professor and Chair of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, presented at a conference on “Thinking Outside the ATP Box: New ways to Target Kinases for Therapeutics,” which brought together top researchers in the field to explore and discuss cutting-edge research and challenges to developing highly specific inhibitors […]

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May 31, 2018 at 5:01 pmResearch