Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology research"

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

4 Plant Biology Graduate Students Earn $1,000 Research Grants from Arts & Sciences

Allison Paolucci from Dr. Rosenthal's Lab

Four Ohio University graduate students from the Environmental & Plant Biology Department received $1,000 grants from the College of Arts & Sciences Fall 2019 Graduate Student Research Fund. One of the students also is associated with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program and the Nanoscale Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI). Anne Sternberger, […]

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December 3, 2019 at 1:14 pmResearch

Eyitayo Named Insight Data Science Fellow

Damilola Eyitayo

Ohio University graduate student Damilola Eyitayo was invited to participate in the prestigious Insight Data Science Fellows program for his exemplary research on the effects of human landscape modification on plant community composition and function. Insight fellows complete intensive seven-week post-doctoral training on how to use data science to solve […]

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December 3, 2019 at 12:52 pmResearch