Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology alumni"

Notable Alumni | Dean DellaPenna Looks for ‘Vitamin Genes’ in Corn

Dr. Dean DellaPenna {Photo courtesy of Michigan State University}

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Dean DellaPenna ’84 Biology Dr. Dean DellaPenna says it’s a “golden period” for researchers as genome […]

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October 20, 2019 at 4:58 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Jon Wang Pioneers Research in Oncology and Gene Therapy

Dr. Jon Wang

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Jon Wang ’93 Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology Dr. Xinzhong “Jon” Wang is an accomplished […]

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October 19, 2019 at 2:07 pmAlumni News

Career Corner | Alumni, Friends to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Kyle Brooks ’17

Ohio University alumni will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 21. STEMstart is a quick start program designed to help science students transition from high school into college-level biology, chemistry and math courses. Students come to Ohio University a week before fall classes. get immersed […]

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August 18, 2019 at 4:55 pmNews

Happy Beginnings | Monsted Named Assistant Curator of Virginia Native Plant Trail

Jack Monsted

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Jack Monsted ’19M recently moved into a new job. He is now the assistant curator at the State State Arboretum of Virginia, part of the University […]

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August 10, 2019 at 4:37 pmAlumni

Chair’s Message | New Faculty Interested in Plant Evolution, Greenhouse Gets Makeover

Dr. Allan Showalter , portrait

Greetings PBIO alumni, students, faculty, and staff! It is my privilege to serve as chair of this outstanding department. This newsletter highlights some of the great things that our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are doing. If you are not highlighted in this current newsletter, it may be because you […]

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August 10, 2019 at 3:49 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachi’s vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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May 13, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Rahman, Former Governor of Sumatra, Passes Away

Dr. Marlis Rahman

Ohio University alum Dr. Marlis Rahman passed away on July 28, 2018, at the age of 76, according to his Wikipedia biography. He earned an M.S. in Botany, followed by a Ph.D. in 1989 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. His academic career at Andalas University included […]

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May 13, 2019 at 12:26 pmAlumni