Post Tagged with: "grant"

Ronan Carroll receives Rakowski Award, continues research into genetics of Staphylococcal infections

Dr. Ronan Carroll

From Ohio University News Dr. Ronan Carroll recently received the Robert F. Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research for breakthrough work involving non-traditional RNA and Staphylococcus bacterial infections. Carroll, associate professor of Biological Sciences, received his undergraduate degree in microbiology from Trinity College, in Dublin, Ireland, in 1999. He immigrated to […]

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December 21, 2021 at 8:12 amResearch

Owens, Evans Receive $3.2 Million Grant to Study Effectiveness of Classroom Support Program for Teachers

Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans. Photo by Ben Siegel, Ohio University

Ohio University researchers Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans received a $3.2 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences to study the effectiveness of a new professional development program for elementary schoolteachers. The program is designed to assist educators with implementing strategies to help children with emotional […]

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November 5, 2019 at 4:56 pmResearch

Thompson Receives Award, Coordinates Green Roof Project Outreach

Johnny Murray and John Corcella of the Renaissance Engineers help a child collect and measure water runoff from models of green and traditional rooftops. They build this system using an aquarium, rooftop shingles and the plant, Sedum.

Dr. Kim Thompson, Environmental & Plant Biology Lecturer, received a $10,000 Zero Impact Fund award from PepsiCo for her proposed project, Advancing Sustainability at Ohio University with a Green Roof. Thompson also reports that her Green Roof Project budget of $235,000 for the second phase of this project was approved […]

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April 14, 2019 at 12:51 pmNews

Chen Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Optical Mapping

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The Human Genome Project was declared complete in 2003, but the challenge to fully understand our DNA, the helical duplex that contains our genetic information, is far from finished. Researchers are now applying modern techniques to better understand this fundamental component of life and nature. […]

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December 7, 2018 at 4:44 pmNews

Contemporary History Institute Gets NEH Grant for Veterans Program

Bentley Annex, home of the History Department at Ohio University

With an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities initiative “Dialogues on the Experience of War,” Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute will conduct a humanities-based program for veterans on campus and in the community in 2018-19. OHIO’s program—”Coming Home from War: Conversations for Veterans in Southern Ohio and […]

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May 2, 2018 at 7:55 amNews

Weyand Receives Federal Grant to Study Gonorrhea Infection

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increased antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand how N. gonorrhoeae persists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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September 14, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

From Compass A Food Studies theme project was among those announced by the Ohio University Foundation as receiving funding through the Sugar Bush Foundation. Sugar Bush is an organization that works with the university to improve quality of life in Appalachian Ohio. The foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and […]

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June 13, 2017 at 12:25 pmNews