Post Tagged with: "biological Sciences news"

Happy Beginnings | Keil-Loudner Leaps from Plant Biology to Antibodies at Quidel

Happy Beginnings | Keil-Loudner Leaps from Plant Biology to Antibodies at Quidel

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 alumna Emily Keil-Loudner ’14,’16M found that her role as Quality Control Technician II at Quidel lets her explore both her interests—environmental science and laboratory […]

Read more ›
April 27, 2019 at 1:39 pmAlumni

Biological Science Students Make Impact at EXPO

Kira Slepchenk with President M. Duane Nellis.

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students in Biological Sciences presented their original research at Ohio University’s 2019 Student Research & Creativity Expo. Of those, more than 20 students received either first or second place in the judging competition. Graduate student Rachel Olson who received a first place ribbon for […]

Read more ›
April 26, 2019 at 2:10 pmIn Class News Research

Gilbert Receives Presidential Graduate Student Medal

Anthony Gilbert

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced that this year would be the inaugural year for two Presidential Graduate Student Medals, one awarded to a doctoral student, the other awarded to a master’s student. Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony Gilbert was selected as the winner of the Graduate Student Medal […]

Read more ›
April 26, 2019 at 10:55 amNews Research

Ambos’ Research on Women’s Health in 1867-1908 Takes Prizes at Expo

Courtnee Ambos '19

Honors Tutorial College Biological Sciences student Courtnee Ambos ’19 took a first and a second at the Ohio University Student Research & Creative Expo. Her presentation, “Nevertheless She Persisted: Analysis of Women’s Health and Mortality from 1867-1908,” won first place in the Appalachian Rural Health Institute session and second place […]

Read more ›
April 26, 2019 at 7:58 amNews Research

Alumni News | Dr. Wiecher Passes, Had Practice in Mansfield

Dr. Frederick J. Wiecher

Ohio University alum Frederick J. Wiecher passed away on April 15, reports the Richland Source. Wiecher earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 1964. Fred was born in Osceola, Arkansas. The family moved throughout the Midwest and Fred was a 1960 graduate of […]

Read more ›
April 24, 2019 at 5:04 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Hooper: ‘Biology Still Needs Romantic, Heroic, and Idiosyncratic Research’

Dr. Scott Hooper with his neice's son .

Dr. Scott Hooper was recently featured in a Q&A issue of Current Biology, where he noted, “I believe that biology still needs romantic, heroic, and idiosyncratic research and that progress will suffer if we do not provide sufficient funding for it to continue.” Hooper, Professor of Neuroscience in Biological Sciences, […]

Read more ›
April 24, 2019 at 11:07 amNews Research

Saving the World, One Turtle at a Time

Terrapin photo by Willem Roosenburg in Maryland

Roosenburg Co-Edits ‘Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin’ By Kelly Shockley ’19 Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences co-edited and co-authored several chapters in a recently published book titled Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin (Johns Hopkins University Press). His co-editor was Victor S. Kennedy. In 19 […]

Read more ›
April 23, 2019 at 6:28 pmNews Research