Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Lee Receives Baker Award for Research on Neuronal Protein a-Synuclein

Dr. Daewoo Lee

Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Alpha-Syn Aggregates in Parkinson’s Disease From Compass Dr. Daewoo Lee, Professor of Biological Sciences, received a Baker Fund grant of $11,905 to further his research on the abundant neuronal protein a-Synuclein (a-Syn), which is responsible for the abnormal production of Lewy bodies, resulting in several neurodegenerative diseases […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:04 amResearch

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Four Biological Sciences students traveled to the Cayo District in Belize in March to find field sites and collect the swordtail fish Xiphophorus helleri. The students were M.S. student Neil Hamrick, Ph.D. student Meredith Fitschen-Brown, undergraduate Aaron Solitt ’19, and Ph.D. student Anthony Gilbert. “The trip to Belize was an […]

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May 15, 2019 at 4:01 pmResearch

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

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

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

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch