Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Biology Faculty Start-up Invited to Entrepreneurship Showcase

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 Compass Ohio University’s affiliated company AEIOU Scientific LLC was one of 20 startups selected to participate in the 2019 University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on April 10 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Universities, the event spotlights 20 […]

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May 1, 2019 at 3:19 pmResearch

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in 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 the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch

Biological Science Students Make Impact at EXPO

Kira Slepchenk with President M. Duane Nellis.

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students in Biological Sciences presented their original research at Ohio University’s 2019 Student Research & Creativity Expo. Of those, more than 20 students received either first or second place in the judging competition. Graduate student Rachel Olson who received a first place ribbon for […]

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April 26, 2019 at 2:10 pmIn Class News Research

Gilbert Receives Presidential Graduate Student Medal

Anthony Gilbert

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced that this year would be the inaugural year for two Presidential Graduate Student Medals, one awarded to a doctoral student, the other awarded to a master’s student. Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony Gilbert was selected as the winner of the Graduate Student Medal […]

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April 26, 2019 at 10:55 amNews Research

Ambos’ Research on Women’s Health in 1867-1908 Takes Prizes at Expo

Courtnee Ambos '19

Honors Tutorial College Biological Sciences student Courtnee Ambos ’19 took a first and a second at the Ohio University Student Research & Creative Expo. Her presentation, “Nevertheless She Persisted: Analysis of Women’s Health and Mortality from 1867-1908,” won first place in the Appalachian Rural Health Institute session and second place […]

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April 26, 2019 at 7:58 amNews Research

Hooper: ‘Biology Still Needs Romantic, Heroic, and Idiosyncratic Research’

Dr. Scott Hooper with his neice's son .

Dr. Scott Hooper was recently featured in a Q&A issue of Current Biology, where he noted, “I believe that biology still needs romantic, heroic, and idiosyncratic research and that progress will suffer if we do not provide sufficient funding for it to continue.” Hooper, Professor of Neuroscience in Biological Sciences, […]

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April 24, 2019 at 11:07 amNews Research

Saving the World, One Turtle at a Time

Terrapin photo by Willem Roosenburg in Maryland

Roosenburg Co-Edits ‘Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin’ By Kelly Shockley ’19 Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences co-edited and co-authored several chapters in a recently published book titled Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin (Johns Hopkins University Press). His co-editor was Victor S. Kennedy. In 19 […]

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April 23, 2019 at 6:28 pmNews Research