Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology research"

Showalter, Popescu, Allan Receive Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Darcey Allan

The Ohio University Research Committee selected five faculty proposals, including three College of Arts & Sciences faculty, for funding during its fall 2017 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $38,852. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty […]

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January 13, 2018 at 8:59 amResearch

Species Named in Honor of Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jim Braselton

Dr. James Braselton

Dr. James Braselton, Professor Emeritus in Environmental & Plant Biology, was recognized for accomplishments in the field of Plasmodiophorids with the naming of a new species of plant parasite, Maullinia braseltonii sp. nov. “The species epithet refers to James P. Braselton, a well renowned researcher in the field of phytomyxid morphology […]

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December 14, 2017 at 11:17 amNews

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.Wednesda 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

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

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

Scientific Writing Class Grad Students Present Research

Scientific Writing poster session in Porter Hall

  The Scientific Writing Class had its annual poster session on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 9:15 – 10 a.m. in the fourth floor hallway of Porter Hall. PBIO 5180 Writing in the Life Sciences provides graduate students in the sciences with opportunities to practice and master skills needed for successful […]

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November 1, 2017 at 7:00 pmResearch