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Hot Takes on Science for a Cold Day at Jerseyville Festival

From left: Erica Cox (Integrated Science Education, AYA), Jen Parsons (OVMoD), Amanda McKeon (Forensic Chemistry), Dr. Mark Lucas (Physics & Astronomy), Addy Kruse (Chemistry), Daniel Ivory (Astrophysics), Ana Bucki (Astrophysics), Ava Heller (Environmental & Plant Biology), Georgia Hilliard (Biochemistry). Additional team members not pictured include Ashley Chong (Forensic Chemistry), Jenna Berger (Forensic Chemistry), Kelly McCallan (Communication: Game Design & Animation) and Dr. Jennifer Hines (Chemistry & Biochemistry).

On a recent chilly fall day, members of the Ohio University STEAM Team engaged area children with science at the Jerseyville Festival in Shade. The team, supported by a grant from AEP Ohio, is working in collaboration with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery to bring peer-led science engagement experiences […]

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October 29, 2018 at 12:23 pmNews

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

Ohio University peer leaders will take STEM workshops throughout Athens County in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, thanks to a gift from AEP Ohio. The $6,500 gift supports Ohio University’s Peer-Led Community Engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Program. The funding will help provide stipends […]

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July 11, 2018 at 4:09 pmIn Class News

Chemistry Grad Student off to Leipzig University for Double Master’s

Bradley McCullough

Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate student Bradley J. McCullough ’17 has headed to Germany this semester as part of the Chemistry Double Master’s with Leipzig University. McCullough, who earned a B.S. is Chemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences, is the first graduate student from OHIO enrolled in the Ohio/Leipzig […]

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March 5, 2018 at 4:10 pmNews

Hines Uses Ohio Supercomputer in Research Revolutionizing Drug Discovery with RNA

Dr. Jennifer Hines

By Audrey Carson From Ohio Supercomputer Center The rise of antibiotic resistance among common infectious bacteria is a worrisome health threat that has many scientists looking for a solution. Dr. Jennifer Hines, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, is one of the few looking to ribonucleic acid (RNA) […]

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January 25, 2018 at 8:42 amResearch

Chemistry Faculty Help Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Leipzig University

Group photo of the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the partnership with Leipzig University speakers and attendees.

Excerpted from Compass Chemistry faculty were among the members of the Ohio University community welcoming Leipzig University President Prof. Dr. med. Beate A. Schücking, along with several representatives of the German institution, to the Athens Campus for a series of events during International Education Week Nov. 13-17 designed to reflect […]

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November 21, 2017 at 9:56 amNews

Nail Polish and Dynamite: Chemistry Undergrads Develop Science Communication Skills

Chemistry-biochemistry major Shanan Ashton presents an infographic at the Science Communication & Public Engagement workshop event.

Over the summer, students in Chemistry & Biochemistry’s Summer Undergraduate Research program participated in a Science Communication and Public Engagement workshop. For the culminating experience, students designed and presented an infographic about molecules in everyday life for a general audience. Some students highlighted surprising molecular similarities between nail polish & […]

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September 29, 2017 at 2:48 pmIn Class News

NIH Supports Goetz Team to Study Novel Therapeutic

Model of Tideglusib bound to a kinase (GSK3) associated with medical disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer (image courtesy of J. V. Hines).

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Douglas Goetz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Faculty and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, and Ohio University colleagues were recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to characterize an inhibitor of glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3), […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:14 pmNews