Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers and students from various departments met at Lake Hope Lodge for the the third annual Ohio University Neuroscience Research Day on Nov. 2. This day, hosted by the Biological Sciences Department and the Neuroscience program, consisted of various speakers, undergraduate and graduate poster presentations, delicious food, […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:00 pmResearch

Career Corner | Biology Students Network with Biotech Scientists, Entrepreneurs & Executives

From left, Florenz Plassmann, Dean College of Arts & Sciences; Bob Colvin, Chair Biological Sciences; Tim Coleman; Jon Wang; and John Kopchick, Ph.D. mentor for both Tim and Jon.

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers, scientists and educators from across the globe came together to give Ohio University students opportunities to network with professionals at “Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics” on Nov. 19. Participants were able to experience career pathways through the perspectives of scientists, entrepreneurs […]

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January 7, 2020 at 3:41 pmAlumni News

Miles Article Models Animal Mating Evolution Like Rock, Paper, Scissors

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles and researchers from France and California have a new explanation for why some animals are monogamous and others are promiscuous or polygamous, and their model for the evolution of mating systems plays out like a game of rock, paper, scissors. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at […]

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December 20, 2019 at 12:33 pmResearch

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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December 17, 2019 at 7:48 amResearch

OHIO Undergraduate Researchers Rock the Insect World

OHIO delegation at Entomological Society of America.

Like moths to a flame, entomologists swarmed to the annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) conference to communicate what they have learned about the insects they study.  This year the conference was held Nov. 16-20 in St. Louis. Ohio University undergraduate research students Madeline Sudnick, Evelyn Blakeman, and Mitch Duffner—compelled […]

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December 4, 2019 at 2:04 pmIn Class Research

Day, Tanda Join NIH-funded Study Probing Fine Details of Deafness

Dr. Mitchell Day

Certain genetic mutations cause cell structures in the ear to break down, leading to deafness. With support from a three-year, $452,998 grant from the National Institutes of Health, three Ohio University researchers aim to learn more about this process at both the genetic and cellular levels. Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant […]

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December 3, 2019 at 5:25 pmResearch

Johnson Research Show Bats in Attics Good for Conservation

Dr. Joseph Johnson

Science News writes about research by Dr. Joseph Johnson in an article headlined “Bats in attics might be necessary for conservation.” Johnson is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. For the little brown bat — a small mouse-eared bat with glossy brown fur — a warm, dry place […]

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November 25, 2019 at 12:53 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research