Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Morris, Undergrad Students Co-Author Article on Genes Involved in Nutritional Programming in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on  “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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November 21, 2017 at 10:34 amResearch

Four Biology Undergrads Receive Kopchick Awards for Research Projects

Mitchell Harberson and John Kopchick at the 2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

Four undergraduate Biological Sciences students received awards from the John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund. These awards provide up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational medical research and scholarly activities. Recipient: Mitchell Harberson, Biological Sciences Mentor:   Kevin […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:38 amResearch

Shriwas Receives Kopchick Award for In Vitro and In Vivo Characterization of Novel Anticancer Therapeutics

Pratik Shriwas and John Kopchick

  Pratik Shriwas, a graduate student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $9,998 for his project on “In vitro and in vivo characterization of novel anticancer therapeutics.” His mentor is […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:30 amResearch

Pickel Gets Kopchick Award for Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Donnie Pickel

Donnie Pickel, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $15,000 for his project on “The Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Immune Evasion.” His […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:06 pmResearch

Showalter Gets Kopchick Award for Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis

Christian Showalter

Christian Showalter, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $14,747 for his project on “Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis through the Bloodstream.” His adviser for […]

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November 16, 2017 at 4:56 pmResearch

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

OHIO Hosts Herpetology Symposium, Featuring Student Researchers

  Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.” The seventh […]

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November 15, 2017 at 1:30 pmResearch

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

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November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch