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Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research

Colvin Authors Chapter in ‘Metals in the Brain’

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin contributed a chapter in the book Metals in the Brain. Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His chapter is on “Current Methods Used to Probe and Quantify Intracellular Total and Free Zn(II) Dynamics, and Subcellular Distribution […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:55 pmNews

Colvin, Qian Present on Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau at Experimental Biology 2017

Dr. Robert Colvin and Cheng Qian present at Experimental Biology 2017.

Dr. Robert Colvin and graduate student Cheng Qian attended Experimental Biology 2017, held April 22-26 in Chicago, and presented a poster on “Microtubule Affinity Regulating Kinase-2 inhibition: Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau Repeat Domains Reduce Tau Phosphorylation in Rat Primary Neurons.” Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:15 pmResearch

Eight Arts & Sciences Faculty Awarded OHIO Research Seed Funds

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 Ohio University Research Committee faculty awards for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money […]

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April 23, 2017 at 2:08 pmNews

Eight A&S Students Get OHIO Student Enhancement Awards

Amanda Biederman

Eight College of Arts & Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards in spring 2017. Three of them are from Environmental & Plant Biology. And Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program […]

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April 17, 2017 at 4:19 pmResearch

Biology Students Take Graduate, Undergraduate Awards at Conference

Caleb Burke won the Allan A. Ichida Undergraduate Research Award at the conference. His presentation was on "Identification of Novel Biofilm-Specific RNAs (sRNAs) in Staphylococcus aureus."

Ohio University students presented their research at the Ohio Branch of the American Society for Microbiology’s annual conference at Otterbein University—taking both graduate and undergraduate awards. Three research groups (including graduate and undergraduate students) from OHIO were represented at the conference, specifically the groups of Dr. Nathan Weyand and Dr. […]

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April 4, 2017 at 4:32 pmNews

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

by Kristin M. Distel “I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of […]

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February 1, 2017 at 12:11 pmIn Class Research