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Plant Biology, Chemistry Researchers Present at Cell Wall Conference

VIII. Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Photo left to right: Mick Held (Chemistry), Lee Tan (Chemistry Alum), Allan Showalter, (PBIO), Yadi Zhou (Chemistry grad student)

Ohio University researchers from Environmental & Plant Biology and Chemistry & Biochemistry presented at the VIII. Cell Wall Research Conference in Asilomar, CA, June 18-22. The presenters included Dr. Allan M. Showalter, Dr. Michael Held, and graduate student Yadi Zhou. Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology and […]

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July 20, 2018 at 2:02 pmResearch

Hua’s NSF CAREER Grant Will Involve Big Data, Many Students

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Dr. Zhihua Hua received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Grant for his work on how plant cells remove old or abnormal proteins, with implications for crop breeding and seed production. Hua is an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. The five-year grant of $1.09 million will […]

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July 18, 2018 at 1:56 pmResearch

Working on the Wayne | Diminishing Butternut Trees

Working on the Wayne | Diminishing Butternut Trees

By Shelby Kihm Field Ecology major interning at the Wayne National Forest Hello Everyone, Have you ever been roaming the woods? Finding yourself facing a tree that could be on the verge of being totally wiped out? I’m sure you could name a couple, like the Ash tree (Fraxinus americana) […]

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June 26, 2018 at 7:27 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Autumn Olive Displacing Native Species

Autumn Olive

By Kevin Knavish Environmental and Plant Biology Student interning at the Wayne National Forest On the Wayne, as well as many other Eastern-American forests, the invasive bush Autumn Olive, Elaeagnus umbellata of the Elaeagnaceae family, has infested and dominated large areas by outcompeting native species. The Autumn Olive can grow […]

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June 24, 2018 at 1:32 pmNews

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