Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

Vis and Students Publish Two Articles on New Freshwater Red Alga

Dr. Morgan Vis

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, and graduate students describe a new freshwater red alga – Lympha mucosa in article  in Algae. This new alga was described in titled “Adding to the freshwater red algal diversity in North America: Lympha mucosa gen. et sp. nov. […]

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December 4, 2017 at 8:58 amResearch

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

 Watch the liftoff that took place on Dec. 15.Wednesday Editor’s Note: Myers is a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. By Alexander Meyers, from his Facebook page Graduate Student in Environmental & Plant Biology HEY EVERYBODY— I’M GOING TO SPACE!! Well, not me […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:33 pmNews

Thompson Proposes Green Roof Project for Academic Accelerator

Dr. Kim Thompson

The Office of Instructional Innovation’s Ideation Event on Oct. 20 sparked new ideas for teaching and learning that could be implemented across OHIO. After in-depth discussion and guidance between attendees and Advisory Group members, these ideas were transformed into formal proposals to receive support through the Academic Innovation Accelerator. Among […]

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November 28, 2017 at 9:20 amNews

Plant Biology Alum Named Outstanding Professor at University of Oklahoma

Dr. Ben Holt

  Ohio University alum Dr. Ben Holt has been named the “Microbiology and Plant Biology Professor Named Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor, announced the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Holt earned an M.S. Plant Biology in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences, which named him a […]

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November 21, 2017 at 1:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Showalter Receives 2017 Kopchick Faculty Support Award

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

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the 2017 John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Faculty Support Fund. The award provides $10,000 for research activities and conference travel. His project his titled “Cancer and Diabetes Drug Discovery from Medicinal Plants in Pakistan.” […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:02 pmResearch

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

The National Forests of the Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2018 summer season.  To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov. Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on Dec. 1, 2017, and will remain open through Dec, 7, 2017.  […]

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November 15, 2017 at 5:18 pmAnnouncements News

Ecohouse Hosts Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner with Veggies from Learning Garden

Roasted root vegetables included beets, carrots and onions.

Ohio University’s Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9. The dinner was made possible through a collaboration of the OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network, the Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, and the Food […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:23 pmNews