Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry research"

Harrington Is Finalist for FACSS Innovation Award

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington was selected from a competitive pool of applicants as one of four finalists for the 2019 FACSS Innovation Award. Harrington is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. “The FACSS Innovation Award differs from other awards in that significant emphasis is placed on the novelty, […]

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September 25, 2019 at 10:20 amResearch

Switching Infections Off: Hines & Bergmeier Receive NIH Award for Antibacterial Drug Discovery Research

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Dr. Jennifer Hines and Dr. Stephen Bergmeier recently received a $430,000 award from the National Institutes of Health for medicinal chemistry studies targeting a molecular switch to treat bacterial infections. “Globally, bacterial infections pose a significant threat to human health, especially when the bacteria […]

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August 25, 2019 at 2:51 pmResearch

Wu Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Compass The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Dr. Shiyong Wu and Dr. Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. “Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of […]

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August 21, 2019 at 4:17 pmResearch

Chen Publishes ‘Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in Super-Resolution Single DNA Fluorescence Imaging’

Dr. Jixin Chen

Dr. Jixin Chen, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored a paper on “Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in super-resolution single DNA fluorescence imaging.” Chen is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Pyle, JR; Chen, JX Source: BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, Volume 9, Issue 74, p.809-811; […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:34 pmResearch

Saeedi Wins Poster Award at Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 Meeting

Sima Saeedi

Chemistry graduate student Sima Saeedi presented her research during the Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 meeting (OoPS 2019) and was awarded an “Outstanding Poster Award” out of 56 student contestants. Saeedi is working in the research group of Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:00 pmResearch

OHIO Researchers Characterize Surface Defect States for Solar Device Development

Dr. Jixin Chen

A team of Ohio University researchers recently published a paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that describes the mechanism by which lead halide perovskite nanoparticles blink under light illumination. This research may aid in the development of more efficient and more stable solar cell and LED devices. The paper, titled […]

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May 31, 2019 at 10:50 amAnnouncements Research

White Discusses Transition Metal Complexes for Cancer Treatment

Jessica White

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, shared her latest research results on transition metal complexes in a talk as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series on April 18. White’s group has been focusing on the preparation of […]

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May 6, 2019 at 2:33 pmResearch