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Nielsen Recognized as Honors Tutorial College Distinguished Mentor

From left, Dr. Corinne Nielsen and Samantha Selhorst

When the Honors Tutorial College recognized outstanding mentorship at its May 3 graduate reception, one of four Distinguished Mentor awards went to Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences. Nielsen was nominated by Samantha Selhorst, a graduating HTC Neurosciences student, who completed senior thesis research in Nielsen’s lab. See […]

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May 14, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Selhorst Takes Top Honors with Outstanding Senior Thesis Award

Samantha Selhorst

  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Nielsen Receives NIH Funding to Study Perivascular Cells in Brain

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences)

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:22 amResearch

Johnson Receives Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in Natural Sciences

Dr. Kelly Johnson with students on boat in Dr. Johnson's aquatic biology course

Dr. Kelly S. Johnson, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, received the 2018-19 Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Natural Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences. The award recognizes Johnson’s superior classroom performance teaching Field Entomology and Aquatic Biology, her commitment to teaching upper level courses […]

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May 9, 2019 at 10:12 amResearch

Let’s Have a Chat about the Birds and … Flies?

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow flies don't find them!)

Spring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phase—and it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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May 6, 2019 at 12:59 pmNews Research

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan was 19 years old when he left his home in Baroda, India to join the Ohio University community in 1971. A first-year graduate student in physics, he had never dreamed that he would one day earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

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May 4, 2019 at 3:22 pmAlumni Research

Biology Faculty Start-up Invited to Entrepreneurship Showcase

Dr. Anne Loucks (background) and Lyn Bowman (foreground) work in their laboratory in Irvine Hall where they have developed technology to measure human bone strength.

From Compass Ohio University’s affiliated company AEIOU Scientific LLC was one of 20 startups selected to participate in the 2019 University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on April 10 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Universities, the event spotlights 20 […]

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May 1, 2019 at 3:19 pmResearch