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Forensic Chemistry B.S. Gets FEPAC Accreditation through January 2022

2018 Forensic Chemistry graduates in their academic regalia.

Ohio University’s B.S. in Forensic Chemistry program received its most recent full accreditation through January 2022 from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences through the Forensic Science Programs Accreditation Commission. FEPAC maintains and promotes the quality of college-level forensic science programs through rigorous standards and formal evaluations to ensure that […]

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July 16, 2018 at 2:50 pmNews

Harrington Gives Plenary on Potential Use of Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Harrington Gives Plenary on Potential Use of Restricted Boltzmann Machines

Dr. Peter Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, delivered a plenary address on “Cascading and Enhanced Restricted Boltzmann Machines for Feature Expansion of Spectra” at the Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry meeting in Halifax, CA. “Many advances in modern society are due to embedded artificial intelligence. Some of these innovations are […]

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July 3, 2018 at 8:07 amResearch

Malinski Quoted: ‘We Don’t Have to Develop a New Drug. We Already Have It.’

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

Personal Liberty 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 last vitamin you’d expect to save your heart.” A team of researchers at Ohio University set out to discover the […]

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July 3, 2018 at 7:35 amFaculty in the News In the News

Kruse, Cimatu Present at ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium

Dr. Katherine Cimatu presents  at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium.

Adelaide “Addy” Kruse ’19, an Honors Tutorial College undergraduate student, and Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, presented at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium at Penn State University in June. Kruse gave a very impressive talk on her recent work about […]

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June 18, 2018 at 3:42 pmResearch

Stender Presents at Microscopy Society, Talks to State Highway Patrol Lab

Dr. Anthony Stender

For Dr. Anthony Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the summer has been off to a busy start. On May 23, he traveled to Cleveland to speak at the 62nd annual meeting of the Talks to  of Northeastern Ohio.  His talk, which focused on a paper he published earlier this […]

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June 15, 2018 at 11:50 amResearch

Two Chemistry Research Groups Present at Ohio Photochemical Society

From left: Dr. Jessica K. White, Rachael Pickens (J. K. White group), Shabnam Pordel (J. K. White group), Samantha Roe (T. A. White group), Sima Saeedi (T. A. White group), Dr. Travis A. White.

Two research groups from the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department at Ohio University recently gave an invited talk and a poster presentation at the Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, OH, to attend the Group (OoPS) meeting. Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, presented an invited talk titled […]

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June 15, 2018 at 11:38 amResearch

Nanoscale Defense: Predicting Intrusions to the Membrane

Diagram of monolayer and bilayer memberanes, the former is represented as a flat plane and the latter as a spherical structure (Illustration: Environmental Science: Nano)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Like the outermost walls surrounding a castle, the plasma membrane is the cell’s first defense against invaders. Biological membranes are semipermeable, meaning that they are designed to block unwanted molecules while permitting the passage of compounds necessary for cellular function. And yet, an occasional […]

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June 6, 2018 at 2:04 pmResearch