Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry news"

Switching Infections Off: Hines & Bergmeier Receive NIH Award for Antibacterial Drug Discovery Research

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Dr. Jennifer Hines and Dr. Stephen Bergmeier recently received a $430,000 award from the National Institutes of Health for medicinal chemistry studies targeting a molecular switch to treat bacterial infections. “Globally, bacterial infections pose a significant threat to human health, especially when the bacteria […]

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August 25, 2019 at 2:51 pmResearch

Wu Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Compass The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Dr. Shiyong Wu and Dr. Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. “Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of […]

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August 21, 2019 at 4:17 pmResearch

Chen Publishes ‘Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in Super-Resolution Single DNA Fluorescence Imaging’

Dr. Jixin Chen

Dr. Jixin Chen, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored a paper on “Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in super-resolution single DNA fluorescence imaging.” Chen is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Pyle, JR; Chen, JX Source: BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, Volume 9, Issue 74, p.809-811; […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:34 pmResearch

Alumni News | Chen Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Jue Chen and her uncle at her 1993 OHIO graduation. Photo courtesy of: Dr. Chen

From Compass Ohio University alumna Dr. Jue Chen ’93 has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Chen earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the Honors Tutorial College. She and is now an investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the William E. Ford Professor of Biochemistry at the […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:51 pmAlumni

Malinski’s Work Noted in Story on ‘One Vitamin You Need to Prevent Heart Attacks’

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

Personal Liberty founder Bob Livingston reported on research by Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, the Marvin & Ann Dilley White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, in a story headlined “The one vitamin you need to prevent heart attacks.” I have been writing about this for years, […]

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June 6, 2019 at 8:01 amFaculty in the News In the News

Guei Chairs Regional Conference on Opioid Epidemic

Dr.  Jules Guei

Dr. Jules Guei chaired a regional conference on the opioid epidemic June 5 in Piketon, Ohio, reported the Athens News. Guei is Assistant Professor of Instruction in Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. According to a news release, “In this free regional conference, we will present an overview of the […]

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June 4, 2019 at 11:14 amFaculty in the News In the News

Saeedi Wins Poster Award at Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 Meeting

Sima Saeedi

Chemistry graduate student Sima Saeedi presented her research during the Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 meeting (OoPS 2019) and was awarded an “Outstanding Poster Award” out of 56 student contestants. Saeedi is working in the research group of Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:00 pmResearch