Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Ronan Carroll receives Rakowski Award, continues research into genetics of Staphylococcal infections

Dr. Ronan Carroll

From Ohio University News Dr. Ronan Carroll recently received the Robert F. Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research for breakthrough work involving non-traditional RNA and Staphylococcus bacterial infections. Carroll, associate professor of Biological Sciences, received his undergraduate degree in microbiology from Trinity College, in Dublin, Ireland, in 1999. He immigrated to […]

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December 21, 2021 at 8:12 amResearch

Ohio University researchers find bobcat population rising, with room for growth

Graduate student Marrissa Dyck is part of an Ohio University research team that is using multiple data sources, including camera traps, to develop management strategies for the recovering bobcat (lynx rufus).

From Ohio University News Ohio University researchers report that bobcats—Lynx rufus, the furry, spotty felines not the OHIO students—are expanding across the state and have adequate habitat to continue rebounding. Researchers led by Dr. Viorel Popescu have been studying the ecology and threats to the bobcat population over the past […]

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November 17, 2021 at 9:40 amResearch

Samuel Gutherz Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Samuel Gutherz

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Graduate College Fellowship goes to Samuel Gutherz, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:07 pmNews

Nicole Hess Looks at Genetic Mutations to Learn More about Hearing Loss

2021 Goldwater Scholar Nicole Hess works in the lab. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun/Ohio University

Excerpted from Ohio University News When Nicole Hess was a freshman at Ohio University, she was looking for a research project that was more human-focused. After discussing with her adviser, Dr. Soichi Tanda, he invited her to join his lab to conduct research on hearing loss. Hess, a Honors Tutorial […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:11 pmResearch

Biology, Engineering Students Win Three Minute Thesis Competition

Cassandra Thompson

From Ohio University News Three graduate students walked away winners from the 2021 Ohio University Three Minute (3MT) Thesis Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on March 24. “The Three-Minute Thesis competition showcases the phenomenal research our OHIO graduate students are doing,” says Dr. Becky Bushey-Miller, director of communications […]

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March 31, 2021 at 4:28 pmNews Research

Nine Biology Students Get Student Enhancement Awards for Research

Ryan Brown

From Ohio University News Nine Biological Sciences students are among 21 students receiving Ohio University Student Enhancement Award 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 […]

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March 29, 2021 at 11:05 amNews Research

Thompson Discovers Tadpoles Coping with Drier Conditions, Sheds Light on Effects of Climate Change

Left: Metamorph from a fast-drying pool. Right: Metamorph from a slow-drying pool. Photo by Kyle Brooks.

From Ohio University News Warmer spring weather is bringing the familiar early sounds of spring peepers and wood frogs calling. These amphibians breed in temporary vernal pools, which are small bodies of water that are critical habitat to many amphibians and aquatic invertebrates. Ohio University researchers have discovered some new […]

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March 17, 2021 at 1:05 pmNews