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Seven Biology Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Brian Waldron

From Research Communications Seven Biological Sciences students are among the 2020 recipients of the Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program, which provided 21 students with a total of $121,948 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office […]

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March 29, 2020 at 9:44 amResearch

Biologists Report 6% of Bobcat Population Killed Annually on Ohio Roads

A bobcat is spotted by one of the researchers’ camera traps.

From Ohio University News Up to 6 percent of Ohio’s bobcat population may be killed on roadways each year, say Ohio University researchers in a new study. And getting the felines not to cross busy roads is not an easy mitigation. Dr. Viorel Popescu and graduate and undergraduate researchers in […]

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March 4, 2020 at 3:00 pmResearch

Biological Sciences Professor Recognized for Patent

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 Ohio University News Three Chemistry & Biochemistry professors were among Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors honored during a Feb. 26 awards ceremony. Dr. Lyn Bowman, Biological Sciences, received a patent for “Systems and Methods for Estimating the Stiffness of a Bone Using Mechanical Response Tissue Analysis.” […]

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March 4, 2020 at 2:22 pmResearch

Miles Awarded NSF OPUS Grant to Build Database of Several Hundred Lizard Species

Dr. Donald Miles

By Kaitlyn Lyons Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology program Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis” (OPUS). This grant, in the amount of $209,451, is to provide support for synthesizing a body of prior […]

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February 14, 2020 at 4:32 pmResearch

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

By Kaitlyn Lyons Bobcats have been locally extinct for about 100 years due to over-harvesting and loss of habitat, but they have recently started to recover throughout the state of Ohio. More and more people have started seeing them in their backyards or killed on roadways. Ohio University graduate student […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:21 pmResearch

Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers and students from various departments met at Lake Hope Lodge for the the third annual Ohio University Neuroscience Research Day on Nov. 2. This day, hosted by the Biological Sciences Department and the Neuroscience program, consisted of various speakers, undergraduate and graduate poster presentations, delicious food, […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:00 pmResearch

Career Corner | Biology Students Network with Biotech Scientists, Entrepreneurs & Executives

From left, Florenz Plassmann, Dean College of Arts & Sciences; Bob Colvin, Chair Biological Sciences; Tim Coleman; Jon Wang; and John Kopchick, Ph.D. mentor for both Tim and Jon.

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers, scientists and educators from across the globe came together to give Ohio University students opportunities to network with professionals at “Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics” on Nov. 19. Participants were able to experience career pathways through the perspectives of scientists, entrepreneurs […]

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January 7, 2020 at 3:41 pmAlumni News