Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry research"

Malinski Receives Major Gift for Down Syndrome Research

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

By Collin Arocho A private donor’s passion to support research that may improve the daily lives of those who suffer from Down syndrome led to a major gift for one of Ohio University’s premiere scholars and researchers in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department. Marvin and Ann Dilley White Chair and […]

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November 19, 2015 at 5:06 pmNews Research

Student Uses Internship to Study Algae as Renewable Energy

Jacob Sieg’s research with Professor Jennifer Hines includes optimizing a fluorescence assay for identifying potential antibiotics. Photo credit: Jean Andrews/Ohio University.

By Jean Andrews From Ohio University Research Communications Could a solution to harness renewable energy ultimately rest with gooey seaweed? One Ohio University student spent a research internship at a national laboratory last year helping to find the answer. Micro algae are small, single cell organisms that grow quickly and […]

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October 28, 2015 at 2:51 pmResearch

Chemistry Researchers Team with Merck, Observe Long-Sought Palladium Reaction Intermediates

Graphic Abstract of Capture of Reactive Monophosphine Ligated
Palladium(0) Intermediates by Mass Spectrometry

Ohio University researchers and co-authors from Merck Research Laboratories authored a just-released article on “Capture of Reactive Monophosphine Ligated Palladium(0) Intermediates by Mass Spectrometry” in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. “This study for the first time presents the detection of the reactive monophosphine ligated Pd0L intermediate by MS, […]

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October 27, 2015 at 12:19 pmResearch

Leipzig, OHIO Faculty & Students Meet to Discuss Bioanalytic Advances

Dr. Ralf Hoffman from University of Leipzig discusses advances in drug discovery at the Leipzig-OHIO Bioanalytics Lecture Series.

This week faculty and students from OHIO and the University of Leipzig, Germany have been meeting to discuss the latest advances in bioanalytic techniques and their application to drug discovery. The week-long series of lectures and discussions is part of the Chemistry & Biochemistry at the Materials Interface (CBMI) research […]

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August 26, 2015 at 8:43 pmNews

MCB Researchers Present at American Association for Cancer Research

MCB Researchers Present at American Association for Cancer Research

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Director of Edison Biotechnology Institute and Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Dr. Xiaozhuo Chen, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and their research teams attended the meeting and presented their novel discoveries in cancer research at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Philadelphia […]

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June 2, 2015 at 11:35 amResearch

Patent Awarded for Kieliszewski Work on Plant Glycoproteins

Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski

A U.S. patent was granted to Ohio University on Feb. 24 for “Growth hormone and interferon-alpha 2 glycoproteins produced in plants.” Dr. Marcia Kieliszewski, Professor of Chemistry, is one of the inventors, along with Jianfeng Xu, John Kopchick, Shigeru Okada, and Gary Meyer. Abstract: Methods of increasing the yield in […]

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March 1, 2015 at 6:27 pmNews Research

A&S TV: Science Imitating Life’s Form and Function

Dr. Justin Holub

By Lori Price Biomimicry is a humanistic concept centered around looking to nature for inspiration in terms of both form and function, according to Dr. Justin Holub. It is applied in many different ways. It shows up in engineering as natural forms are incorporated into car, plane and train designs […]

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February 11, 2015 at 11:59 amNews