Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

New Cellular Slime Mold Family Named after Professor Emeritus Cavender

Dr. James Cavender

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer A new cellular slime mold family and genus have been named after Dr. James Cavender, Professor Emeritus of Environment & Plant Biology, whose decades of work have distinguished him as the leading expert on Dictyostelids. When Cavender began working on his Ph.D. in the early […]

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March 27, 2018 at 10:11 amNews Research

Career Corner | Molecular Technologies Laboratories Seeks Researcher, Lab Assistant

Molecular Technologies Laboratories, a biotechnology company operating in Columbus and Athens, Ohio, has immediate openings in the fields of protein, biochemistry and molecular biology. To apply for either of these positions, contact Debbie Henderson, operations manager, at dnhenders@outlook.com. Protein Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Research Associate This is a full-time position in research […]

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March 22, 2018 at 7:52 amAnnouncements

15,000 Miles Later, Svoboda Contributing to Family Tree of Passionflowers

Harlan Svoboda

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer In search of preserved specimens of passionflowers, Harlan Svoboda traveled more than 15,000 miles last summer to herbaria in the United States and Mexico. Now he’s back in the lab at Ohio University using DNA to create the first phylogenetic tree of a complex group […]

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March 9, 2018 at 3:26 pmResearch

Career Corner | Quidel Seeks Product Development, Manufacturing Associates

Quidel employees in the lab

Quidel Corp. is looking for a product development associate and two manufacturing assistants at the company’s Athens location, which employs many Ohio University Bobcats from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. See details and how to apply at the job postings: Product Development Associate Manufacturing Associate (two positions) […]

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March 8, 2018 at 5:03 pmNews

Food Sovereignty Collaboration Brings Ecuadorian Faculty to OHIO

R. Montúfar, T. Moran, M. Nally, D. Bikowski, & M. Ayala at the Community Food Initiatives’ Seed to Sustainability Workshop in Athens, January 2018

By Dawn Bikowski Director of the English Language Improvement Program How do the seed-saving practices in Southeast Ohio compare with the struggles and triumphs of food sovereignty in the Andes of Ecuador? Dr. Rommel Montúfar (Biological Sciences, Pontíficia Universidad Católica del Ecuador), and Michael Ayala (Agricultural Sciences, Universidad Central del […]

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February 21, 2018 at 10:22 amNews

Enterline ’68 Recalls Campus Unrest, Epic Flooding

David Enterline '68

By Julie Ciotola, photos from the Athena Yearbook and provided by pictured alumni From Compass Compass interviewed David Enterline, MS, Plant Biology as part of a story on a special anniversary for the Ohio University class of 1968, as these Golden Bobcats celebrate years of success and achievement since waving […]

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February 9, 2018 at 11:50 amNews

Southeast Ohio Teen Science Café Features Wyatt on Plants & Gravity, Feb. 26

Southeast Ohio Teen Science Café Features Wyatt on Plants & Gravity, Feb. 26

The Southeast Ohio Teen Science Café welcomes world-renowned expert on gravitational signaling in plants Dr. Sarah Wyatt on Monday, Feb. 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Athens Public Library. This event is free (with free food and hot cocoa); all teens welcome. “As a world-renowned expert on gravitational signaling […]

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February 1, 2018 at 5:45 pmEvents