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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 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

Women in Science Share Research Experiences, Career Insights

Dr. Janet Duerr explains the research she conducted as a student, studying thermoregulation in ground squirrels. Duerr joined OHIO in 2002.

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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April 27, 2018 at 1:05 pmIn Class News

Plant Biology Graduate Student Awarded Best Presentation at Symposium

Danny Wolf

Graduate student Danny Wolf received the Robert T. Wilce Graduate Paper Award for best oral presentation at the annual Northeast Algal Symposium April 13-15 in New Haven, Ct. Wolf is in the master’s program in Plant Biology. His presentation was titled “Multi-marker metabarcoding assessment of biodiversity within stream biofilm communities […]

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April 27, 2018 at 8:37 amResearch

Messenger Quotes Cantino on Conservancy Funding to Purchase Land

Dr. Philip Cantino

Dr. Philip Cantino, Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, was quoted in an Athens Messenger article headlined “Athens Conservancy awarded more than $1 million in grant funding.” Among the three tracts the Athens Conservancy plans to purchase is “land from American Electric Power in York and Dover Twps. to […]

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April 20, 2018 at 8:08 amFaculty in the News In the News