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Williams Honored as 2019 Outstanding Cutler Scholars Mentor

Dr. Kelly Williams

  Dr. Kelly Williams, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, was recently selected as one of 17 outstanding mentors by the Cutler Scholars in the graduating class of 2019. Williams is a graduate of Ohio University and teaches several upper-level courses that are required of several BIOS majors: BIOS 3030 (Comparative vertebrate […]

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April 17, 2019 at 2:45 pmAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Cones Awarded NSF Fellowship, Plans for Ph.D.

Seth Cones

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Biological Sciences alum Seth Cones ’18 was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Cones earned a Biological Sciences – Marine, Freshwater […]

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April 17, 2019 at 2:06 pmAlumni

Biological Sciences & MCB Graduate Students Contribute to Patent Development

Pratik Shriwas

Previous and current Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students contributed, as part of their Ph.D. dissertations, to supporting research for two patents received by Ohio University faculty. Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors during an awards ceremony Feb. 21. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who […]

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April 17, 2019 at 12:10 pmAlumni Research

HTC and Biological Sciences Thesis Presentations, April 2019

The Biological Sciences Department announces a series of thesis presentations by Honors Tutorial College and biology students in April 2019. Anika Friedman (HTC Neuroscience) presents “A Computational Model of Neurofilament Kinetics Relating to Axonal Caliber Growth and the Neurofilament Slowing Phenomenon” on Thursday, April 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:30 pmEvents In Class Research

Alumni News | Gorscak Co-Authors Discovery of New Dinosaur with Heart-Shaped Tail

Dr. Pat O'Connor (left) and Dr. Eric Gorscak work in their lab at Ohio documenting fossil discoveries.

 Ohio University alumnus Dr. Eric Gorscak and Dr. Patrick O’Connor just published new exciting fossil discoveries from eastern Africa in PLOS ONE.  Gorscak is currently a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and new assistant professor at the Midwestern University in Downers Grove, just […]

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February 18, 2019 at 10:27 amAlumni Research

Williams Monitors Contamination in Bald Eagle Nestlings in Upper Midwest

Bald eagle nestlings (Photo by Jeff Hays)

Ohio University biologist Dr. Kelly Williams teamed up with scientists from Raptor Environmental, the U.S. National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to analyze trends in chemical contamination in bald eagle nestlings at six study areas in the upper Midwest from […]

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February 13, 2019 at 10:43 amResearch

Zapf Co-Authors Paper on Regulation of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus

Rachel Zapf

Members of the Carroll lab authored a paper in the journal mBio on the regulation of toxin production in Staphylococcus aureus by a small regulatory RNA (called Teg41). Two Biological Sciences graduate students and five undergrads were co-authors on the paper, “The Small RNA Teg41 Regulates Expression of the Alpha […]

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February 6, 2019 at 11:41 amResearch