Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Biology Student Goes ‘Fishing’ in Antarctica, Tin Can to the Rescue

Amanda Biederman at Palmer Station in Antarctica

By Kristin M. Distel Graduate student Amanda Biederman, undergraduate Elizabeth Evans ’16, and Dr. Lisa Crockett spent April through June 2015 at Antarctica’s Palmer Station, where they studied the dominant fishes of the area and physiological and biochemical processes that limit their capacity to tolerate a warming climate. Their journey […]

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July 12, 2016 at 2:49 pmAlumni Research

Morris Study Finds New Method to Identify Asymmetrical Fingerprints Can Forecast Risk for Diabetes

Dr. Molly Morris

The same technology used by forensic investigators to capture fingerprints also can help doctors predict whether patients might be at risk for developing diabetes, a new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. A team of scientists and clinicians led by Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological […]

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April 30, 2016 at 7:10 pmResearch

Profit and Unrealistic Data Drive Wildlife Management, Researchers Find

Brown bear, photo by Despinel Dragomir

Romanian wildlife management authorities determine annual hunting quotas based on ambiguous data, and these decisions might be influenced by the profitability of the hunt, according to new research from an international team of scientists including Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. The team also includes […]

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April 29, 2016 at 3:27 pmResearch

MCB Students Participate at 2016 EXPO, Basu receives People’s Choice Award

Molecular and Cellular Biology students at Expo, from left: Silvana Duran Ortiz, Debra Walter, Sarah Metro, Yuli Hu, Jason Zhang, Manindra Singh

Twelve interdisciplinary graduate students in Molecular and Cellular Biology were among 840 undergraduate, graduate and medical students who presented at Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 14. The expo is an annual event hosted for OHIO students to exhibit their original work. Projects this year represented […]

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April 20, 2016 at 2:58 pmNews Research

A&S Students Get Half the Spring Student Enhancement Awards

College of Arts & Sciences graduate and undergraduate students received half of the spring 2016 Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards announced this week. The Student Enhancement Award program provided 23 students with a total of $127,833 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The awards are funded by […]

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March 11, 2016 at 10:34 pmResearch

Day Authors ‘Neural Population Encoding and Decoding of Sound Source Location Across Sound Level in the Rabbit Inferior Colliculus’

Dr. Mitchell Day

Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, co-authored an article on “Neural population encoding and decoding of sound source location across sound level in the rabbit inferior colliculus” in the Journal of Neurophysiology. (21 October 2015 Vol. no. , DOI: 10.1152/jn.00643.2015) His co-author was Bertrand Delgutte. Abstract: At lower […]

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January 5, 2016 at 1:31 pmResearch

Biology Undergrad Gets Kopchick Award for Obesity, Gene Expression in Mice

Caroline Wilson, Kimberly Kraus, and Emma Kessler pose for a photo with John Kopchick after recieving their John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund awards in Nelson Commons, on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Photo by Kaitlin Owens.

Undergraduate student Jesse Kowalski ’16, majoring in Microbiology with a minor in Applied Nutrition, received one of the 2015 John J. Kopchick Awards for research at Ohio University. The John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund provides up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS […]

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November 24, 2015 at 11:25 amResearch