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Harrington Publishes Article on Authenticating Black Cohosh

Dr. Peter Harrington

Dr. Peter de B Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry,  co-authored an article on methods for authenticating black cohosh, an herb used for medicinal purposes. The Planta Medica article is on “Comparison of Flow Injection MS, NMR, and DNA Sequencing: Methods for Identification and Authentication of Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa).” […]

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January 23, 2016 at 7:06 pmResearch

Expert Network Names Chemistry Alum as its Newest Member

Dr. Darwin Conwell

Ohio University alum ​​​Dr. Darwin Conwell​, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine at Ohio State University, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinguished professionals, according to a news release. Conwell earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the College of Arts & […]

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January 23, 2016 at 6:53 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Harrington Co-Authors Article on an Electrochemical Sensor

Dr. Peter Harrington

Dr. Peter de B Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry,  co-authored a Jan. 21 article in Electroanalysis. The paper is on “A Sensitive and Selective Electrochemical Sensor Based on Graphene Quantum Dot/Gold Nanoparticle Nanocomposite Modified Electrode for the Determination of Quercetin in Biological Samples.” The other authors are Jianjun Li, […]

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January 23, 2016 at 6:04 pmResearch

Forensic Chemistry Graduates Through the Years

Fall 2015 graduates

Ohio University’s B.S. in Forensic Chemistry program was established by Dr. James Y. Tong, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and was approved by the Ohio Board of Trustees in 1976. Approximately 400 students have graduated with Ohio University’s B.S. in Forensic Chemistry since the program’s first graduate in 1979.

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January 14, 2016 at 4:47 pmAlumni

Masson, Hla Debut ‘Nanobobcat’ for World’s First Nanocar Race

The Nonobobcat, designed by Dr. Eric Masson.

Five teams from around the world—including one from Ohio University—rolled out their prototypes in France as the world awaits the first-ever international molecular nanocar race. Over the next year, the OHIO Bobcat Nano-Wagon Team—along with competitors from France, Germany, Japan and USA/Austria—will get ready to race their nanocars along a […]

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December 16, 2015 at 3:44 pmNews

Chemistry Alum Gets Entrepreneur Award for Work on Hepatitis C Drug

Dr. Milind Deshpande

Ohio University alum Dr. Milind Deshpande was one of two recipients of a Connecticut Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his company’s work in developing a new drug targeting the Hepatitis C virus. Deshpande earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the OHIO College of Arts & Sciences in 1987. On […]

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December 11, 2015 at 12:07 pmAlumni News

Chemistry Alum Gets Lifetime Achievement Award from HHV-6 Foundation

Dr. Philip Pellett

Ohio University alum Philip E. Pellett, Ph.D. ’80 received a lifetime achievement award from the HHV-6 Foundation in November. Pellett is a Professor and Interim Chair of Immunology and Microbiology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He earned an OHIO Honors Tutorial College B.S. in Chemistry in 1980. […]

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December 8, 2015 at 3:23 pmAlumni News