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Happy Beginnings | Chemistry’s Moehring Works on Electric Vehicle Technology

Michael Moehring

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Michael Moehring ’10 is a Research Chemist with Gotion, a fast-growing company that aims to innovate in the electric vehicle technology, including lithium batteries […]

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January 16, 2018 at 6:56 pmAlumni

Cimatu and Student Contribute to Engineered Silica Nanoparticles Article

Dr. Katherine Cimatu in her lab in Clippinger Hall.

Adelaide Kruse and Dr. Katherine Cimatu contributed to an article titled “Engineered silica nanoparticles interact differently with lipid monolayers compared to lipid bilayers” in Environmental Science: Nano. Kruse is a Chemistry undergraduate student in the Honors Tutorial College, and Cimatu is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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January 14, 2018 at 4:28 pmResearch

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, published several articles on her research in the photophysics and photochemistry of transition metal complexes with applications in photodynamic therapy and photochemotherapy. Both types of therapy provide less invasive and more localized treatment of diseases such as cancer and bacterial infections. […]

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January 12, 2018 at 3:17 pmResearch

Chen Publishes Multiple Articles on Microscopy Imaging

Dr. Jixin Chen

Dr. Jixin Chen, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, published multiple journal articles in 2017. Chen has developed a statistical computer program to help researchers account for the blurring effect in single-molecule Förster resonance energy transfer (smFRET) measurements. Single-molecule FRET is a classic microscopy […]

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January 12, 2018 at 2:27 pmResearch

Alumni News | Chemistry’s Busch Named Acting Dean of University College

Dr. Carey Busch

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis named Ohio University alum Carey Busch, Ph.D., as the acting dean of University College effective Jan. 16. Busch earned a B.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences, followed by an M.Ed. and a Ph.D. from the Patton College of Education. […]

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January 12, 2018 at 10:05 amAlumni

Harrington Delivers Keynote on Boltzmann Machines and Authentication of Botanical Medicines

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, delivered a keynote lecture titled “Applications of restricted Boltzmann machines to the authentication of botanical medicines” at the Advances in Pharmaceutical Analysis conference in Wuhan, China on Nov. 19. This lecture demonstrated that the combination of deep-learning algorithms with chemometrics […]

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January 11, 2018 at 4:07 pmResearch

How To Be a Better Lab TA

Ramin Rabbani

By Ramin Rabbani Graduate Student in Chemistry at Ohio University If you are a graduate student in chemistry, physics or biology, you may have to teach in one of the many labs offered for undergraduates. A lab is different compared to a class in many aspects, but the main difference […]

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January 6, 2018 at 1:28 pmNews