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Alumni, Colleagues Celebrate Rothwell’s Discoveries, Work on Plant Evolution

Dr. Gar Rothwell

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell just keeps discovering new things. That’s because he keeps looking. Rothwell may have “retired” from Ohio University in 2010, but he has continued his work, contributing an additional 62 scientific studies since that time, including 11 journal articles in 2020. As alumna Dr. Kathleen Pigg ’80BS, […]

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November 17, 2020 at 10:25 amNews Research

DeForest Authors Several Papers on Enzyme Activity in Southeast Ohio Soil

Dr. Jared DeForest

Dr. Jared DeForest has authored several journal articles this year, most recently continuing his research on the effects of fertilizer on the soil in southeast Ohio forests. DeForest has been studying changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests, including a rise in the maple tree population and […]

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September 14, 2020 at 9:28 pmResearch

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Two Ohio University plant biologists spent Aug. 25-26 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a Science Verification Test (SVT) in preparation for their upcoming flight to the International Space Station. Actually, it’s not that Dr. Sarah Wyatt and Ohio University alumnus and post-doctoral researcher Dr. Alexander Meyers are making […]

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September 2, 2020 at 4:34 pmResearch

Hua lab uncovers broad spectrum of intracellular activities involving protein degradation

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Proteins are nanoparticle machines in cells involved in thousands of metabolic pathways. The precise management of their functions is critical to the survival or healthy status of a cell. One essential management is to determine when and what proteins should be removed at different growth and developmental stages of a […]

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August 31, 2020 at 7:34 pmResearch

Rothwell Co-Authors Two Articles Identifying Fossilized Plant Species

Gar Rothwell

Dr. Gar W. Rothwell, distinguished professor emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, recently co-authored two publications, identifying fossilized plant species from the Upper Cretaceous and Late Cretaceous periods. In Evolutionary diversification of taiwanioid conifers: evidence from a new Upper Cretaceous seed cone from Hokkaido, Japan, Rothwell and his co-authors report […]

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August 6, 2020 at 7:32 pmResearch

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