Post Tagged with: "biological Sciences news"

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

  Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.” The seventh […]

Read more ›
November 15, 2017 at 1:30 pmResearch

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

Read more ›
November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch

Biology Undergrads Present at Conference on Avian Biology, Reisenfeld Wins Award

Kyra Reisenfeld presenting her poster at OARC.

Ohio University undergraduate students Kyra Reisenfeld and Chance Patznick presented their research at the Ohio Avian Research Conference at Dennison University on Oct. 14 to an audience that included governmental, non-governmental, and university researchers as well as amateur ornithologists and interested community members. The Biological Sciences students are doing undergraduate […]

Read more ›
November 3, 2017 at 12:32 pmResearch

TriBeta Biology Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

TriBeta officers and members enjoy a hike in the Athens area.

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, fair provides an opportunity for faculty […]

Read more ›
November 3, 2017 at 9:17 amIn Class News

Herpetology Symposium | A Walk in the World of Salamander Genomics, Nov. 10

T-shirt design for 2017, made by Dr. Chris Sheil, John Carol University

  The 7th annual Herpetology Symposium presents a plenary seminar by Dr. David Weisrock on “A Walk in the World of Salamander Genomics” on Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. in Walter 135. Weisrock is Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Kentucky. “Research in the Weisrock Lab combines genetics, […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2017 at 9:45 pmEvents

Scientific Writing Class Grad Students Present Research

Scientific Writing poster session in Porter Hall

  The Scientific Writing Class had its annual poster session on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 9:15 – 10 a.m. in the fourth floor hallway of Porter Hall. PBIO 5180 Writing in the Life Sciences provides graduate students in the sciences with opportunities to practice and master skills needed for successful […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2017 at 7:00 pmResearch

Science News Highlights Morris’ Research on Animal ‘Beauty’

Multilineatus mirror image of swordfish

An article headlined “What makes a pretty face? Animals — including people — are innately drawn to beauty, which may be defined by symmetry or health” in Science News for Students highlights work by Dr. Molly R. Morris and colleagues on female mate preference for symmetry in swordtail fishes. Morris […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2017 at 3:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News