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Carroll Lab Students Present at Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology

Carroll Lab Students Present at Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology

Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and seven students attended the Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology in Estes Park, CO, June 13-17. Five of the students presented posters outlining their research while two—Rachel Zapf and Caleb Burke—gave oral presentations. Graduate students on the trip were […]

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June 28, 2018 at 2:44 pmResearch

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

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

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

Day Receives Ohio University Research Award for Hearing Loss Study

Dr. Mitchell Day

  Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an Ohio University Research Award for experiments that will be the first physiological study of how sensorineural hearing loss affects brain processing of sound source location. “Our hope is that knowledge of how this type of hearing loss changes the […]

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May 17, 2018 at 12:35 pmResearch

Carroll Presents at Meeting on Regulating with RNA in Bacteria and Archaea in Seville Spain

Dr. Ronan Carroll presenting his poster to Dr Shelly Payne from the University of Texas.

Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, attended the 5th Meeting on Regulating with RNA in Bacteria and Archaea in Seville Spain from March 19th to 22. The meeting focused on the mechanisms through which bacteria and archaea regulate cellular processes using RNA molecules. “At the meeting […]

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May 17, 2018 at 12:34 pmResearch

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Ryan Yavorsky presented research on tau protein and its role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium held April 27 in Columbus. Yavorsky is a second-year medical student in Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and has worked in the lab of Dr. Robert Colvin, […]

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May 2, 2018 at 12:32 pmResearch