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Ryan Ellison Excited to Partner with NASA for Internship

Ryan Ellison Excited to Partner with NASA for Internship

Ryan Ellison, Neuroscience and Biological Sciences Ph.D. graduate student is currently conducting neural network modeling experiments as part of an internship that he was awarded for the spring semester 2020 at the NASA Glenn Research Center Human Research Program’s Cross-cutting Computational Modeling Project (CCMP). CCMP implements well-vetted computational models to […]

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April 12, 2020 at 11:37 pmResearch

Raeven Bastock Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Raeven Bastock

  Raeven Bastock was awarded this year’s Graduate College Fellowship, one of just five named fellowships awarded to Ohio University graduate students on a competitive nomination basis. See the 2020-21 Named Fellowship recipients. The award provides a fellowship of $15,000, plus a full-tuition scholarship for fall and spring semesters, for […]

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April 5, 2020 at 8:38 pmResearch

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