Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry research"

Held, Kieliszewski Co-Author Articles on Mystery of Morphogenesis

Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski

Dr.  Michael Held and Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski collaborated with researchers from the University of Sussex and the University of Georgia on two journal articles. Kieliszewski is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, and Held is Associate Professor there. Their co-authors are DTA Lamport of the University of Sussex […]

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January 12, 2019 at 1:36 pmResearch

Wu Co-Authors Introduction to Special Issue on Photopigmentation and Melanoma

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored numerous research articles in 2018, including “To be or not to be Photopigmented, that is the Question. An Introduction to the Special Issue (of Photochemistry and Photobiology) dedicated to Photopigmentation and Melanoma.” His more recent article was “The Effect of Endothelial […]

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January 12, 2019 at 12:49 pmResearch

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio University’s Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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January 9, 2019 at 1:21 pmNews Research

Meet the 2018-19 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Yuan Zhang

Six graduate students were chosen on a competitive basis to receive a one-semester stipend through the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Yuan Zhang Environmental & Plant Biology Faculty Adviser: Dr. Allan Showalter Zhang’s research focuses on studying how different sugar decorations affect the biological functions of a class of highly […]

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December 10, 2018 at 1:04 pmNews

Chen Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Optical Mapping

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The Human Genome Project was declared complete in 2003, but the challenge to fully understand our DNA, the helical duplex that contains our genetic information, is far from finished. Researchers are now applying modern techniques to better understand this fundamental component of life and nature. […]

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December 7, 2018 at 4:44 pmNews

Chemists Measuring Temperature at the Nanoscale

hemistry doctoral student Ali Rafiei Miandashti is designing a thermosensing system that may one day be applied to cancer treatment. (Ramin Rabbani photo)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When it comes to developing more effective therapeutics for cancer, doctoral student Ali Rafiei Miandashti emphasizes the key is to think small. Rafiei, who works under the supervision of Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Hugh Richardson, is […]

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December 6, 2018 at 1:16 pmResearch

OHIO Cancer Researchers Discuss Work at Molecular and Cellular Biology Retreat

Dr. Thomas Rosol

By Amanda Biederman  OHIO students and faculty members convened last month to share their research at the annual Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) retreat. The event, which included a series of faculty and student talks as well as a poster session, spanned a variety of disciplines including biochemistry, molecular biology and […]

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December 5, 2018 at 4:38 pmEvents Research