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Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Ohio University neuroscientists will put their brains to work next month at the second Neuroscience Research Day. Neuroscience Research Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Hope Lodge.  The event will include graduate and undergraduate poster competitions, presentations by OHIO faculty, and a […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:45 pmEvents

Visiting Professor Yutaka Hirata Reflects on Stay at Ohio University

During his stay in Athens, Hirata met with neuroscience students from the Honors Tutorial College.

By Amanda Biederman Chubu University Professor Yutaka Hirata recently returned home after spending five weeks in Athens as part of Ohio University’s Robert Glidden Visiting Professor program. Hirata was hosted through the Biological Sciences Department. Hirata is a professor in the Department of Robotic Science and Technology in the College […]

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September 29, 2018 at 5:23 pmResearch

Rebecca Keogh Authors Article on Staphylococcus aureus in ‘Infection and Immunity’

Rebecca Keogh works in the lab.

Rebecca Keogh, a graduate student in Biological Sciences, was the lead author on a paper in the journal Infection and Immunity. The paper describes an intracellular protein in Staphylococcus aureus that is required for the bacteria to cause disease. Keogh showed that while the protein (called PpiB) is necessary to […]

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September 19, 2018 at 10:10 amResearch

Morris, Co-Authors Examine Reproductive Tactics of Swordfish at Evolutionarily Stable State

Drs. Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-authored an article in Animal Behaviour that examined reproductive tactics of swordfish at an evolutionarily stable state. Oscar Rios-Cardenas from Mexico’s Instituto de Ecología and Lisa Bono from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University were the other authors of the […]

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September 9, 2018 at 10:46 amResearch

Morris Article Probes Role of Appetite Regulation in Obesity, Metabolic Disorders in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, and her students and collaborators published an article on the role of appetite regulation in obesity and metabolic disorders in swordtail fish in an August 2018 article in Zebrafish. “There is a growing interest in the role of appetite regulation in obesity and metabolic […]

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September 9, 2018 at 10:20 amResearch

Researchers Get 1804 Funding for Freshwater Research Facility

Biological Sciences undergraduate researchers collect data on larval amphibians raised under experimental drought regimes. (photo: Viorel Popescu)

Ohio University researchers were awarded close to $50,000 through the Ohio University 1804 Fund to set up a freshwater research facility that will enable graduate and undergraduate research and experiential learning. Humans and fish and wildlife alike depend on clean freshwater. Southeastern Ohio is not particularly famous for clean, healthy […]

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August 27, 2018 at 9:11 amNews Research

OHIO Researchers Called Upon to Solve Midge Fly Infestation in Ohio Waste Water Treatment Plants

Honors Tutorial College student Mitch Duffner with bioassaying flashing LED lights, mimicking midge wingbeat frequencies at Alum Creek Water Reclamation Facility.

Ever wonder what happens to the water when it goes down the drain or toilet? Eventually, it ends up at a water reclamation facility, where it is filtered, cleansed and converted back into water that can be used for other purposes, such as agricultural irrigation, replenishing surface and ground water, […]

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August 26, 2018 at 5:29 pmNews Research