Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology research"

OHIO Plant Cell Wall Researchers present at The 2018 VIII Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California

VIII. Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Photo left to right: Mick Held (Chemistry), Lee Tan (Chemistry Alum), Allan Showalter, (PBIO), Yadi Zhou (Chemistry grad student)

OHIO researchers from The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology and The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry presented at The VIII. Cell Wall Research Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Dr. Allan M. Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology / Molecular and Cellular Biology, presented a […]

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July 20, 2018 at 2:02 pmNews Research

Hua’s NSF CAREER Grant Will Involve Big Data, Many Students

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Dr. Zhihua Hua received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Grant for his work on how plant cells remove old or abnormal proteins, with implications for crop breeding and seed production. Hua is an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. The five-year grant of $1.09 million will […]

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July 18, 2018 at 1:56 pmResearch

MCB Graduate Students Recognized with Top Prizes at EXPO 2018

President Nellis presents award to Colin Kruse

This year 14 Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students participated in the 2018 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, garnering a total of five first place and one second place prize. The Student Expo, with 850 presenters, took place on April 12 at the Ohio University Convocation Center […]

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June 13, 2018 at 3:05 pmNews Research

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

Two Plant Biology Students Get Enhancement Awards

Anne Sternberger

From Office of Research News Two Environmental & Plant Biology graduate student received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. A total of 27 students received $131,187 in funding. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President […]

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March 29, 2018 at 2:37 pmNews Research

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

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