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American Chemical Society Has Internships in Columbus & D.C., Apply by Jan. 29

American Chemical Society Has Internships in Columbus & D.C., Apply by Jan. 29

The American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio, has 35 internship opportunities for rising college juniors enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university. See a complete listing of ACS internship opportunities. Apply by Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. About the American […]

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January 25, 2018 at 5:33 pmNews

Hines Uses Ohio Supercomputer in Research Revolutionizing Drug Discovery with RNA

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.

By Audrey Carson From Ohio Supercomputer Center The rise of antibiotic resistance among common infectious bacteria is a worrisome health threat that has many scientists looking for a solution. Dr. Jennifer Hines, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, is one of the few looking to ribonucleic acid (RNA) […]

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January 25, 2018 at 8:42 amResearch

Baral and Miandashti Introduce New Optical Temperature and Thermal Imaging Technique

Baral and Miandashti Introduce New Optical Temperature and Thermal Imaging Technique

Chemistry graduate students Susil Baral and Ali Rafiei Miandashti co-authored an article in the journal Nanoscale with their adviser, Dr. Hugh Richardson, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. The article, “Near-field thermal imaging of optically excited gold nanostructures: scaling principles for collective heating with heat dissipation into the […]

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January 22, 2018 at 9:08 amResearch

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 “Engineered silica nanoparticles interact differently with lipid monolayers compared to lipid bilayers” that appeared on the cover of Environmental Science: Nano. Kruse is a Chemistry undergraduate student in the Honors Tutorial College, and Cimatu is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and […]

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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