Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology alumni"

Happy Beginnings | Alum Continuing Plant Fossil Adventures After Graduation

Brian Atkinson in the lab

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Ohio University alum Brian Atkinson ’12 has been busy making his mark in the ecology field. Atkinson earned a B.S. in […]

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October 2, 2017 at 4:19 pmAlumni

First Fellowship Recipient Honors Passions and Legacy of Norman S. Cohn

Stacy Welker, first Cohn Fellow, discusses her research at the Cohn Symposium, September 22

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Stacy Welker had no idea how her passions would blossom when she was just a little girl reading books about animals and evolution given to her by her father.  His stories of local ecosystems and biological processes imparted his “nerdiness” and scientific inclination to her, […]

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September 28, 2017 at 8:54 amNews Students in the News

Plant Biology Alumni, Faculty, Students Honor Cohn at Research Symposium

Left to right: Dr. Bob Goldberg, Dr. Ralph Quatrano, Stacy Welker, Dr. Dean DellaPenna, and Dr. Morgan Vis

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. The daylong symposium included presentations on current plant cell and molecular biology research by […]

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September 12, 2017 at 11:49 amAlumni News

Alumni, Rothwell Featured on Cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences

Brian Atkinson

Research by Ohio University alumni Brian Atkinson ’12 and Dr. Ruth Stockey ’74 along with Dr. Gar Rothwell was featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of International Journal of Plant Sciences. Their article is titled “The early phylogenetic diversification of Cornales: permineralized cornalean fruits from the Campanian […]

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September 1, 2017 at 12:40 pmAlumni Research

Career Corner | Plant Biology Alum to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Nanda Filkin

Editor’s Note: Ohio University alum Nanda Filkin will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. By Nanda Filkin ’03M.S. Research Associate in Research and Development at Quidel I have always loved biology and always wanted to be a scientist. It never mattered to me what […]

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August 9, 2017 at 11:21 amAlumni

Rothwell, Two Alumni Featured on Cover of Botany

Cover of American Journal of Botany featuring microscopic photo of moss.

Research by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell and two Ohio University alumni was featured on the cover of the April 2017 edition of American Journal of Botany. Their article—“Extending the fossil record of Polytrichaceae: Early Cretaceous Meantoinea alophosioides gen. et sp. nov., permineralized gametophytes with gemma cups from Vancouver Island”—discusses […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:27 amAlumni Research

Plant Biology Alum Joins USDA’s National Germplasm Research Lab

Dr. Melanie Schori

Ohio University alum Melanie Schori ’10Ph.D. joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is working as a botanist with the National Germplasm Research Laboratory, which is part of the Agricultural Research Service. Schori works to help sustain a subset of that service, called the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), researching […]

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April 20, 2017 at 8:06 amAlumni