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Chemistry, Biology Faculty Get Innovation Funding for Ohio Drug Discovery Collaborative

Ohio University’s Innovation Strategy program has provided $50,000 in a seed grant to help a team of Ohio University faculty on a project named Ohio Drug Discovery Collaborative: Identification and Development of Novel Molecular Therapies for Human Disease. This project will build a centralized, interdisciplinary initiative focused on drug discovery […]

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June 7, 2016 at 5:47 pmResearch

Innovation Strategy Funds Wu Project for Natural Product Research Center & Commercialization Platform

Ohio University’s Innovation Strategy program has provided $50,000 in a seed grant to help a team of Ohio University faculty on a project named Establishment of a Natural Product Research Center & Commercialization Platform. This project is focused on identifying and developing natural products with proven therapeutic value for the […]

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June 7, 2016 at 11:20 amResearch

Alum Is First African-American Valedictorian at Maryland Dentistry School

At Ohio, Tera Poole studied chemistry, psychology and biology.

Ohio University alum Tera Poole ’11 gave the valedictorian address May 20 to her fellow graduates of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. “Prior to the ceremony, a school administrator had told Poole – a 2008 Walnut Hills High School graduate from Amberley Village – that she was the historic dental school’s […]

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June 5, 2016 at 11:06 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

NQPI | A New Perspective on Down Syndrome

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski receives the Grand Gold Medal by the Society of Arts-Sciences-Letters in Paris.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Tadeusz Malinski’s work on cardiovascular and neuronal function attracted the attention of Ita Pluta-Plutowska, who recently gifted him $400,000 to study the molecular physiology of Down Syndrome. Down Syndrome affects approximately […]

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May 16, 2016 at 4:57 pmResearch

NQPI | New Technique for Measuring Temperature at the Nanoscale

Dr. Hugh Richardson

By Samantha Peko NQPI editorial intern Picture an object that is approximately 1,000 times smaller than a human hair. Now imagine trying to test the temperature of this object you can’t even see. Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Hugh Richardson and graduate […]

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May 16, 2016 at 4:47 pmResearch

2 NQPI Members to Race Nanoscale NASCAR

The Nonobobcat, designed by Dr. Eric Masson.

By Samantha Peko NQPI editorial intern Imagine a phone that turns into a football and then back into a phone. It seems impossible. If scientists can figure out how to manipulate the atomic structure, a lot of unthinkable inventions could become reality, said Saw-Wai Hla, an Ohio University Physics & […]

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May 16, 2016 at 3:53 pmNews

Road & Track: Atom-Sized Race Cars Face Off in a Microscopic Racing Series

The Nonobobcat, designed by Dr. Eric Masson.

Road & Track’s Sam Eifling reports on Ohio University’s participation in “Atom-Sized Race Cars Face Off in a Microscopic Racing Series, For Science.” “The world’s smallest racing series takes place on an electrified track made of polished gold, but you’ll need a microscope to see the action,” says the report. […]

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May 13, 2016 at 7:12 pmFaculty in the News In the News