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Lee Receives Baker Award for Research on Neuronal Protein a-Synuclein

Dr. Daewoo Lee

Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Alpha-Syn Aggregates in Parkinson’s Disease From Compass Dr. Daewoo Lee, Professor of Biological Sciences, received a Baker Fund grant of $11,905 to further his research on the abundant neuronal protein a-Synuclein (a-Syn), which is responsible for the abnormal production of Lewy bodies, resulting in several neurodegenerative diseases […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:04 amResearch

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Amanda Biederman When facing complex problems, it’s often best to consider simplified perspectives. In the labs of Biological Sciences professors Dr. Daewoo Lee and Dr. Robert Colvin, student researchers are studying the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease using a comparatively simple animal model: the fruit fly. Sazan Ismael, a doctoral […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:50 amResearch

Biology Graduate Students Present at Annual Society for Neuroscience

From left, Hariprakash Haragopal and Sazan Ismael

Hariprakash Haragopal, a doctoral student in Dr. Mitchell Day’s lab, Sazan Ismael, a doctoral student in Dr. Daewoo Lee‘s lab, and Zihui Wang, a doctoral student in Dr. Yang Li’s lab, presented their research at the Annual Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego in early November 2018. Haragopal uses […]

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November 9, 2018 at 8:28 amResearch

Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Ohio University neuroscientists will put their brains to work next month at the second Neuroscience Research Day. Neuroscience Research Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Hope Lodge.  The event will include graduate and undergraduate poster competitions, presentations by OHIO faculty, and a […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:45 pmEvents

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Ryan Yavorsky presented research on tau protein and its role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium held April 27 in Columbus. Yavorsky is a second-year medical student in Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and has worked in the lab of Dr. Robert Colvin, […]

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May 2, 2018 at 12:32 pmResearch

Five Biology Students Get Enhancement Awards for Research

Rachel Olson

From Office of Research News Five Biological Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. A total of 27 students received $131,187 in funding. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research […]

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March 29, 2018 at 2:13 pmNews Research