Post Tagged with: "Biological Sciences research"

Selhorst Takes Top Honors with Outstanding Senior Thesis Award

Samantha Selhorst

  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Nielsen Receives NIH Funding to Study Perivascular Cells in Brain

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences)

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:22 amResearch

Johnson Receives Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in Natural Sciences

Dr. Kelly Johnson with students on boat in Dr. Johnson's aquatic biology course

Dr. Kelly S. Johnson, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, received the 2018-19 Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Natural Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences. The award recognizes Johnson’s superior classroom performance teaching Field Entomology and Aquatic Biology, her commitment to teaching upper level courses […]

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May 9, 2019 at 10:12 amResearch

Let’s Have a Chat about the Birds and … Flies?

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow flies don't find them!)

Spring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phase—and it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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May 6, 2019 at 12:59 pmNews 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