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Masson Finds Molecules That Might Inhibit Key Enzyme in SARS-CoV-2 Replication

Dr. Eric Masson on the lawn with his laptop.

Three Ohio University chemists have found that molecules synthesized in their group might inhibit a key enzyme in SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication. Their work could potentially lead to the development of new antiviral drugs against SARS-CoV-2. Dr. Eric Masson, post-doctoral associate Dr. Hector Barbero, and graduate student Nathan Thompson recently showed […]

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April 9, 2020 at 1:39 pmNews Research

Hines Brings COVID-19 Drug Discovery to Online Environment for Innovative Learning

Jennifer Hines, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Ohio University, is studying RNA riboswitches as a possible new approach to kiling harmful bacteria.

Before spring break, Chemistry & Biochemistry Professor Jennifer Hines told her Tier III Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Discovery class that they would be discussing Anti-Proliferative Agents including Anti-Viral Agents after spring break. In addition, in her tutorial with two Honors Tutorial College students, Hines was going to explore computational RNA […]

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April 2, 2020 at 11:21 amIn Class News

Alumni News | Carey Busch Named Interim Dean of University College

Dr. Carey Busch

From Ohio University News Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs named Ohio University alumna Dr. Carey Busch as the Interim Dean of University College. She replaces Dr. Sayrs, who was named provost effective March 9. Busch earned a B.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the College of Arts […]

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March 29, 2020 at 1:24 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Tomlinson Breaking New Ground in Cancer Screening

Heather Baird Tomlinson

Ohio Today writes about Ohio University alumna Heather Baird Tomlinson, director of clinical operations at biotechnology company Promega Corp., where she is spearheading the development of a cancer screening test. Tomlinson was a Cutler Scholar and earned a B.S. in Chemistry-Biochemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO […]

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March 5, 2020 at 2:34 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

CANCELED | Sign Up Now | Tech Savvy for Girls in Grades 6-9 is May 9

Girls race the cars they built in the Fuel Cell Car workshop.

Note: This event is canceled. Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 9, 2020. Register online for Tech Savvy. A full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. […]

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March 5, 2020 at 12:00 pmAnnouncements News

Four Chemistry Professors Recognized for Patents

From left, Provost Chaden Djalali and Dr. Michael Held. Photo by Haldan Kirsch.

From Ohio University News Four Chemistry & Biochemistry professors were among Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors honored during a Feb. 26 awards ceremony. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who engaged with the university’s Technology Transfer Office over the past year to commercialize their research findings, by protecting […]

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March 4, 2020 at 2:20 pmResearch

Harrington Designs Enhanced Zippy Restricted Boltzmann Machine for Smaller Datasets

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington authored an article on “Enhanced zippy restricted Boltzmann machine for feature expansion and improved classification of analytical data” in the Journal of Chemometrics. “Restricted Boltzmann machines are a component of deep learning, and many people think that they are limited to “big data” for which […]

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February 25, 2020 at 7:56 amResearch