Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology alumni"

Alumni News | Colin Kruse worked on NASA experiment, now he’s tackling national security, energy independence

Colin Kruse--protecting the country in Los Alamos National Lab.

From Ohio University News Four years of cool experiences and mind-bending research weren’t enough for Ohio University alumnus Colin Kruse. He returned for another six years as a staff researcher then graduate student. Now, he’s working to preserve national security and develop sustainable energy independence at the Los Alamos National […]

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March 16, 2022 at 9:51 amNews

Oyeyemi Ajayi Continues His Work on Plant Cell Walls, Biofuel Potential as Post-Doc

Oyeyemi Ajayi

As Oyeyemi Ajayi leaves Athens and heads to Penn State this month, his family is a little bigger, having welcomed a daughter, and his title is a little longer, having added a Ph.D. in Environmental & Plant Biology. He’s leaving cozy Athens for Happy Valley, another rustic college town. And […]

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July 6, 2021 at 12:58 pmNews Research

Alumni News | Bull Elected Fellow of American Phytopathological Society

Dr. Carolee T. Bull

Ohio University alum Dr. Carolee T. Bull (’85 Plant Biology) was elected a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society, an honor given to members in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of plant pathology, according to Penn State University, where she is professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology […]

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August 25, 2020 at 1:18 pmAlumni

Quidel Joins Fight Against COVID-19 Outbreak with Fast, Accurate Diagnostic Tool

Quidel Joins Fight Against COVID-19 Outbreak with Fast, Accurate Diagnostic Tool

Quidel Corp., which employs many Ohio University alumni in Athens, joins the fight against COVID-19 outbreak with fast, accurate diagnostic tool, according to a news release. The company announced on March 17 that it received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a molecular COVID-19 diagnostic […]

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March 21, 2020 at 3:57 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News News

Message from the Chair | Let Me Know What You Are Doing!

Environmental & Plant Biology professor Dr. Allan Showalter presenting his research at the MCB retreat.

By Dr. Allan Showalter Professor & Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology Greetings PBIO alumni, students, faculty, and staff! It remains my privilege to serve as chair of this outstanding department. This newsletter highlights some of the great things that our faculty, staff, and students are doing. If you are […]

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March 8, 2020 at 3:25 pmAlumni

Career Corner | Parkinson Tells Biology Students: Have Good Work Ethic, Be Willing to Fail

Dr. Chris Parkinson displays a specimen.

  By Kaitlyn Lyons Ohio University alumnus Dr. Chris Parkinson came back to Athens to talk to students about biology careers and graduate school and to give a seminar about his research as part of the Biological & Biomedical Seminar series on Feb. 3. Parkinson earned a dual B.S. in […]

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February 11, 2020 at 12:37 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Summit Metro Parks Honor 99-Year-Old Naturalist, Bert Szabo

Summit Metro Parks today announced it will formally name December 4 “Bert Szabo Day” in honor of the park district’s first interpretive naturalist. Photo from Summit Metro Parks,

Akron’s Summit Metro Parks honored its first naturalist, Ohio University alum Bert Szabo, by naming Dec. 4, his 99th birthday, “Bert Szabo Day” and temporarily renaming a parkway for him, according to an story headlined “Summit Metro Parks recognizes first naturalist for 62 years of service.” Szabo earned two […]

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December 27, 2019 at 11:28 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News