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Meyers Gives Invited Talk at COSPAR Conference

Alexander Meyers presents at COSPAR

Alexander Meyers, graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, gave a 30-minute invited talk at the 2018 Committee On Space Research (COSPAR) conference July 14-22 in Pasadena, CA. His talk was titled “Proteomic and transcriptomic analysis of Arabidopsis seedlings in microgravity reveal novel […]

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August 3, 2018 at 2:40 pmResearch

Plant Cell Wall Faculty, Graduate Students Present at ASPB Meeting in Montreal

The Plant Wall Group enjoying a night out at the ASPB meeting in Montreal.  From Left: Matrika Bhattarai, Oyeyemi Ajayi, John Elmore, Yuan Zhang, Tasleem Javaid, Dasmeet Kaur, Ahmed Faik (with Star), and Allan Showalter.

Dr. Ahmed Faik and Dr. Allan Showalter with graduate students from the Plant Wall Research Group presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists July 14-18 in Montreal, Canada. Showalter is Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Faik is Associate Professor […]

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August 3, 2018 at 12:23 pmResearch

Alumni News | Minkin Enjoys Work in Environmental and Sustainability Education

Seed Minkin

After graduating from Ohio University, Seed Minkin ’12 ’15M moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to continue working in the field of environmental and sustainability education. Minkin earned a B.A. in Sociology and minor in Plant Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences and a certificate in Environmental […]

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August 3, 2018 at 7:59 amAlumni

Food Studies | Shonk Develops Baker Center Edible Garden Project

Food Studies | Shonk Develops Baker Center Edible Garden Project

Food Studies theme student Benjamin Shonk ’18 spent a large part of his summer working on a wonderful new project on the Ohio University campus: the Baker Center Edible Garden. The project was created through a partnership between Dr. Art Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology; Susan Calhoun, […]

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August 1, 2018 at 4:58 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Running Buffalo Clover

Flags for the rooted crowns of Running Buffalo Clover in a section of nature trail at Boch-Hollow Nature Preserve.

By Emily Uhlman Field Ecology student interning at the Wayne National Forest The Ohio University plant biology and wildlife biology interns tagged along to help monitor the status of running buffalo clover, Trifolium stoloniferum, which is listed as an endangered species in Ohio. We traveled to two sites that day. […]

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July 31, 2018 at 5:12 pmNews

Food Studies and OHIO Student Farm Host Ghanaian Scholars

Food Studies and OHIO Student Farm Host Ghanaian Scholars

The Food Studies theme recently hosted a delegation of faculty and graduate students from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana at the OHIO Student Farm. The scholars were here to study service-learning in rural Appalachia. After a film presentation about Food Studies and discussion with students, they toured the Student […]

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July 30, 2018 at 1:46 pmAlumni News

Working on the Wayne | About the Emerald Ash Borer

Tree showing Emerald ash borer damage

By Kevin Knavish Environmental and Plant Biology Student interning at the Wayne National Forest The Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis, is a bright metallic-green beetle native to Asia that grows to be a half inch long. After being discovered in the Detroit area in 2002, the species is believed to […]

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July 23, 2018 at 2:40 pmNews