Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry research"

Chemistry Getting New Mass Spectrometer for New Building

The exterior of the new chemistry building features lots of windows, limestone and brick and blends seamlessly into the campus landscape.

From Ohio University News The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department is receiving a new mass spectrometer for its new building. Two groups of Ohio University researchers recently received National Science Foundation grants that will bring state-of-the-art research equipment into OHIO laboratories. “These grants are highly competitive and we are honored to […]

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September 3, 2020 at 12:48 pmNews

OHIO News | Myers Probes New Ways to Focus in on Antibiotic Resistance

Mason Myers

“Ohio University student Mason Myers, a senior chemistry major in the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) and recently named Goldwater Scholar, has been researching ways on how to focus in on molecules in regards to antibiotic resistance research,” reports Ohio University News in a story headlined “OHIO Goldwater student’s research shows […]

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July 13, 2020 at 12:29 pmResearch

White Developing Copper Photosensitizers for a Greener Future

Ohio University chemist Travis White became an NQPI member in 2019.

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute Spring 2020 Newsletter A team led by Ohio University chemist and NQPI member Dr. Travis White is working to advance the understanding of the basic processes involving copper photosensitizers to drive chemical reactions, which can shed light on efficient, […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:24 amResearch

Cimatu Studies Materials for Cornea Replacement

Katherine Cimatu

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physical Chemist and NQPI member Dr. Katherine Cimatu and her group focus on investigating the surface and interfacial properties of soft polymers. Polymers are substances made up of a chain of repeated monomers. Creating a multifunctional […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:21 amResearch

Chemistry Researchers Return to Labs to Probe COVID-19

Dr. Shiyong Wu meets with students.

Excerpted from Ohio University News Several Ohio University researchers have received permission for an early return to their labs to conduct research on potential treatments for COVID-19. Three research labs in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department in the College of Arts and Sciences are using other funding sources and the […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:56 amResearch

Harrington Co-Authors Two Articles on Antioxidant Proanthocyanidins

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, recently co-authored two publications on antioxidant proanthocyanidins in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, along with lead author Yifei Wang, a Research Assistant Professor working for him at the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Proanthocyanidins are polyphenols that are found in […]

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May 15, 2020 at 10:58 amResearch

Masson Finds Molecules That Might Inhibit Key Enzyme in SARS-CoV-2 Replication

Dr. Eric Masson on the lawn with his laptop.

Three Ohio University chemists have found that molecules synthesized in their group might inhibit a key enzyme in SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication. Their work could potentially lead to the development of new antiviral drugs against SARS-CoV-2. Dr. Eric Masson, post-doctoral associate Dr. Hector Barbero, and graduate student Nathan Thompson recently showed […]

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April 9, 2020 at 1:39 pmNews Research