Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry news"

Hines Publishes on RNA-Targeted Drug Discovery

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Dr. Jennifer Hines recently published a paper on targeting small molecules to disrupt the regulatory function of bacterial RNA. Her research group, in collaboration with Dr. Stephen Bergmeier’s research group, investigated the effect that limiting molecule flexibility had on RNA binding and function. “While the skeletal structure of RNA is very […]

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September 15, 2020 at 4:48 pmResearch

Travis White in C&EN Diversity article: ‘I do belong.’

Travis White in C&EN Diversity article: ‘I do belong.’

Dr. Travis A. White, assistant professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, wrote about his academic journey as a Black student and faculty member—and a chemist–in the cover story of Chemical and Engineering News. “While attending our annual College of Arts and Sciences’ faculty awards ceremony last fall, I […]

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September 11, 2020 at 7:01 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Chemistry Getting New Mass Spectrometer for New Building

The exterior of the new chemistry building features lots of windows, limestone and brick and blends seamlessly into the campus landscape.

From Ohio University News The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department is receiving a new mass spectrometer for its new building. Two groups of Ohio University researchers recently received National Science Foundation grants that will bring state-of-the-art research equipment into OHIO laboratories. “These grants are highly competitive and we are honored to […]

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September 3, 2020 at 12:48 pmNews

Chen Publishes 3 Papers with Alumni, Richardson

Polymer dots for bioimaing at the near-infrared region.

Dr. Jixin Chen recently published three papers—on bioimaging in the near-infrared region, promising materials for photovoltaics and optoelectronics, and a new thermal imaging technique to measure the temperature profile of a thin film—with graduate students from Ohio University and colleagues from around the world. Chen, associate professor of Chemistry & […]

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August 31, 2020 at 6:53 pmResearch

New Chemistry Building Will Bring Labs Out into the Open

A lab in the new chemistry building

The Chemistry Building under construction between Clippinger Laboratories and Emeriti Park is creating a new look for South Green with its walls of windows, reports Ohio University News. And moving chemistry labs from the basement of Clippinger into a new building with volumes more windows and light will usher in […]

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August 6, 2020 at 4:28 pmNews

Wu Named President-Elect of American Society for Photobiology

Dr. Shiyong Wu meets with students.

Dr. Shiyong Wu was recently elected president-elect of the American Society for Photobiology. He will serve as the president of the society from 2022-24. Wu is professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and director of the Edison Biotechnology Institute at Ohio University. He is an associate editor for the journal Photochemistry […]

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July 29, 2020 at 3:06 pmNews

Harrington Appointed to NIH Center’s External Advisory Committee

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington was recently appointed to Chair the External Advisory Committee for the National Institutes of Health Center for the Influence of Dietary Botanical Supplements on Biological and Behavioral Resilience, a recently awarded cooperative agreement center at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. Harrington is a […]

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July 21, 2020 at 1:45 pmResearch