Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

New Plant Club Officers Planning a Diverse Set of Activities

From left: Sierra Flynt, Ostin Kirkpatrick, Maura Linthicum, Avie Kalmar, Ridge Cook, Sarah Maracz, Becca Wagenknecht and Katy Campbell. Photo by Dr. Rebecca Snell.

By Hope Roberts This year, Ohio University’s Plant Club has a lot of fun, educational activities and other plans in store, as well as new officers to welcome for its 2019-20 run. New officers include President Alberta Dempsey, Vice President Laura Wimer, Secretary and Social Media Chair Sarah Maracz, and […]

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November 13, 2019 at 3:55 pmNews

OHIO Student Farm Feeds Board of Trustees

Food students at Board of Trustees luncheon

The Ohio University Board of Trustees enjoyed a vibrant lunch sourced from the OHIO Student Farm and the OHIO Neighborhood while learning from three Food Studies students about the importance of supporting our local food system on Oct. 10. The students shared their experiences studying with Dr. Theresa Moran, one […]

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November 5, 2019 at 8:51 amNews

Sustainable Infrastructure Hub Seminar | Buildings, Energy, Waste and Water, Nov. 6

Dr. Art Trese with students in the OHIO student farm.

From Ohio University News The final Sustainability Seminar of the semester will be the Sustainable Infrastructure Hub Seminar, led by Dr. David Bayless, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Attend the seminar to learn about OHIO sustainability initiatives on the themes […]

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November 1, 2019 at 10:45 pmEvents

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Ohio University undergraduate student Ava Heller will present a poster at the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research meeting in Denver, CO., Nov. 20-23. “This project essentially looks at a protein that was less activated in space than on Earth,” Heller said. “I am growing plants that don’t have […]

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October 27, 2019 at 4:28 pmResearch

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

Plant Biology Students Present Research at Graduate Symposium

Plant Biology Students Present Research at Graduate Symposium

Ohio University’s Environmental & Plant Biology Department hosted its annual Graduate Symposium on Friday, Sept. 13.   New graduate student Roseanna “Anna” Crowell gave an oral presentation on her undergraduate work on organelle genomes of Nitzschia palea and Durinskia baltica. Crowell along with Peifeng Yu, Kelsey N.Bryant, and Anne L. […]

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October 8, 2019 at 9:59 amNews Research