Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

OHIO Undergraduate Researchers Rock the Insect World

OHIO delegation at Entomological Society of America.

Like moths to a flame, entomologists swarmed to the annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) conference to communicate what they have learned about the insects they study.  This year the conference was held Nov. 16-20 in St. Louis. Ohio University undergraduate research students Madeline Sudnick, Evelyn Blakeman, and Mitch Duffner—compelled […]

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December 4, 2019 at 2:04 pmIn Class Research

Day, Tanda Join NIH-funded Study Probing Fine Details of Deafness

Dr. Mitchell Day

Certain genetic mutations cause cell structures in the ear to break down, leading to deafness. With support from a three-year, $452,998 grant from the National Institutes of Health, three Ohio University researchers aim to learn more about this process at both the genetic and cellular levels. Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant […]

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December 3, 2019 at 5:25 pmResearch

Johnson Research Show Bats in Attics Good for Conservation

Dr. Joseph Johnson

Science News writes about research by Dr. Joseph Johnson in an article headlined “Bats in attics might be necessary for conservation.” Johnson is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. For the little brown bat — a small mouse-eared bat with glossy brown fur — a warm, dry place […]

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November 25, 2019 at 12:53 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Vince Presents at 49th Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience 2019

Matthew Vince with his poster.

Ohio University undergraduate student Matthew Vince presented at the 49th Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience 2019. “I am studying monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) and their targets in Caenorhabditis elegans,” said Vince, a junior majoring in Biological Sciences Pre-Professional. “I am testing combinations of genetic knockouts for genes involved […]

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October 24, 2019 at 9:45 amResearch

Day Funded by NIH to Study Neural Coding of Spatial Hearing

Hariprakash Haragopal works in the lab.

Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, is the principal investigator on a new study funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Day is joined by two co-investigators, Dr. Soichi Tanda, Associate Professor of Biological […]

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October 3, 2019 at 6:36 pmAnnouncements

Why Did the Turtles Cross the Road? Or Did They?

Why Did the Turtles Cross the Road? Or Did They?

Ohio University researchers set out to determine the impact of the Route 33 bypass through Wayne National Forest on the local box turtle population. The answers were not exactly what they expected. Roads are everywhere! Roads define the very fabric of our civilization, and very few places in North America […]

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October 1, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Morris Gives Plenary Lecture at International Conference of Poeciliid Biologists

Molly Morris at the Conference of Poeciliid Biologists.

Dr. Molly R Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, presented one of the plenary lectures at the International Conference of Poeciliid Biologists held in Mexico City in September. The conference meets every other year and attracts biologists from all over the world. Talks include topics as diverse as […]

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September 30, 2019 at 3:16 pmResearch