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MCB Graduate Students Recognized with Top Prizes at EXPO 2018

President Nellis presents award to Colin Kruse

This year 14 Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students participated in the 2018 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, garnering a total of five first place and one second place prize. The Student Expo, with 850 presenters, took place on April 12 at the Ohio University Convocation Center […]

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June 13, 2018 at 3:05 pmNews Research

Rothwell Gives Talk to Vancouver Island Paleontological Society

Gar Rothwell

The Comox Valley Record reports that Dr. Gar Rothwell, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, is a speaker at the Vancouver Island Paleontological Society in an article headlined “Fossil plants to be discussed at Courtenay Museum, Cretaceous paleobotany: Food for dinosaurs, food for thought.” The Vancouver […]

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June 13, 2018 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Interns Go to Work on Wayne Bailey’s Mountain Bike, Oak Projects

Interns Go to Work on Wayne Bailey’s Mountain Bike, Oak Projects

by Kristin Distel Ten Ohio University students are spending their summer gaining invaluable hands-on experience as they intern at Wayne National Forest. The majority of the interns’ time will be spent assisting with two major Wayne National Forest initiatives—the Bailey’s Mountain Bike Project, where student interns are “integral” to the […]

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May 18, 2018 at 1:23 pmNews

Wyatt Sends Seeds to Space, Conducts Educational Outreach on Earth

Dr. Sarah Wyatt outside Porter Hall

By Jessica Vierling-West From Compass Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Ohio University, is recognized as an expert in gravitational and space biology. Using cellular and molecular approaches, she examines how plants sense and respond […]

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May 10, 2018 at 5:09 pmResearch

Molecular & Cellular Biology Program Celebrates 2018 Graduates

Debra Walter, Jonathan Young, Ashley Patton, Sarah Benner, Mark Slayton

  The Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology’s held its annual spring picnic May 1 at the Dairy Lane Park near the Ridges. MCB graduate students, faculty, alumni and friends gathered to celebrate the completion of a successful year and recognize those graduating. Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental […]

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May 8, 2018 at 9:33 amNews

Alum to Keynote Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at OHIO, June 1-3

Alum to Keynote Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at OHIO, June 1-3

The 35th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium is being held at Ohio University from June 1-3, hosted by Environmental & Plant Biology faculty with a keynote by an alumna. MPC has been held annually since 1983 and is hosted by a different institution each year. This year’s meeting will feature a daylong […]

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May 2, 2018 at 3:45 pmEvents

Girls Invited to Tech Savvy, Full Day of STEM Activities, May 12

Girls Invited to Tech Savvy, Full Day of STEM Activities, May 12

Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 12. The full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with real scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. The cost is $12 online or $10 if you send […]

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May 1, 2018 at 9:15 pmEvents