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Athens News Writes about Student Farm Food in Dining Halls

A variety of greens grow in the high tunnel at the OHIO Student Farm.

The Athens News reports on Ohio University buying local produce in a story headlined “OU opens the door to more local food in dining halls: OU Student Farm and Chesterhill Produce Auction now food sources.” …The university buying food from Chesterhill, Morgan County, (about 30 minutes away from Athens by […]

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September 5, 2019 at 11:39 amIn the News

Vis Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil

Dr. Morgan Vis

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Dr. Morgan Vis has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil in Biology. Vis is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. In 2018-2019 she was named an Ohio University Presidential […]

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August 29, 2019 at 9:40 amNews Research

Wyatt Lab Gets Another Ride to Space Station as NASA Preps for Moon Mission

From left, OHIO grad student Alex Meyers, OHIO Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology Sarah Wyatt, technician Nathan Madonich, and Ohio Wesleyan Professor Chris Wolverton.

NASA announced on Aug. 7 that Dr. Sarah Wyatt received an award for plant biology studies, with another spaceflight to the International Space Station in her lab’s future as the United States prepares for  missions to the Moon and Mars. Wyatt’s was one of 15 grants “for new space biology […]

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August 18, 2019 at 9:47 amNews Research

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

OHIO Student Farm Veggie Sale, Aug. 28

OHIO Student Farm Veggie Sale, Aug. 28

The OHIO Student Farm sale is Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. in front of the Atrium Cafe at Grover Center. Get there early to score your preferred produce. Sales are scheduled to take place at this time and in this location through the Ohio University fall semester. […]

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August 2, 2019 at 5:15 pmEvents

Research in Hua Lab Makes Breakthrough on Genomics Studies and Teaching

Dr. Zhihua Hua

With the significant improvement of DNA sequencing technologies, more and more genome sequencing data are made available to the public. However, to understand these genome sequences is not easy because they seem to be randomly and repetitively written by four letters, A, T, C, and G, which are called nucleotides, […]

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July 5, 2019 at 2:03 pmResearch

Showalter Receives Baker Award for Study of Plant Cell Wall Proteins

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

Genetic Dissection and Functional Characterization of the Hydroxyproline-Galactosyltransferase Gene Family in Arabidopsis Thaliana From Compass Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental and Plant Biology, was awarded $12,000 from the John C. Baker Fund to continue a biological experiment that examines a class of plant cell wall proteins known […]

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June 10, 2019 at 7:57 amResearch