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Plant Biology Student Receives Student Enhancement Award

Oyeyemi Ajayi from Dr. Showalter's Lab

From Research Communications An Environmental & Plant Biology graduate students is among the 2020 recipients of the Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program, which provided 21 students with a total of $121,948 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. Oyeyemi Ajayi (graduate student, Environmental and […]

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March 29, 2020 at 9:15 amResearch

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

  It’s easy for the tiny seeds to practice social distancing on their flight up to the International Space Station. They’re on an unmanned SpaceX rocket. But making sure they don’t germinate too early is a problem that has to be solved back on Earth, where Ohio University has asked […]

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March 25, 2020 at 10:51 amUncategorized

Moran, Trese, Kostansek Present on Creative Models for Financing the Farm

From left, Dr. Theresa Moran, Dr. Art Trese, and Joy Kostansek

Dr. Theresa Moran, Dr. Art Trese, and Joy Kostansek attended the Farm to Institution New England Campus Farmer Summit on Feb. 22 to present a session on “Financing the Farm: Creative Models + Financial Infrastructure” about their work with the OHIO Student Farm. Held at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., this […]

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March 3, 2020 at 11:01 amResearch

Scientists Show How Soil Changes May Trigger Rise of Maple Tree Population in Forests

Old hardwood forest

From Ohio University News A recent Ohio University study offers new information about how changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests could be leading to a rise in the maple tree population while suppressing the growth of oaks. The research has implications for forest management practices, as […]

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March 3, 2020 at 8:24 amResearch

CANCELED | Plant Biology Colloquium | Autophagic Degradation of Macromolecular Complexes: from Plant Biology to Human Disease, April 10

Dr. Richard Marshall
Department of Biology
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

Note: This event has been canceled. The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Richard Marshall on “Autophagic Degradation of Macromolecular Complexes: from Plant to Human Disease” on Friday, April 10, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Marshall is a professor for the Department of Biology at Washington University […]

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March 2, 2020 at 2:00 pmEvents

DeForest, Otuya Publish on Role of Phosphorus in Soil Nitrification in Deciduous Forest

Rael Otuya

Dr. Jared DeForest and Rael Otuya co-authored an article on “Soil nitrification increases with elevated phosphorus or soil pH in an acidic mixed mesophytic deciduous forest” in the journal Soil Biology & Biochemistry. This study shows that the availability of essential soil nutrients for plant growth, nitrogen and phosphorus, are […]

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January 29, 2020 at 12:33 pmResearch

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan Canan

By Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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December 4, 2019 at 5:02 pmNews Research