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Notable Alumni | Aiden Shearer Developed First Genetic Test for Deafness, Now Seeks Gene Therapy

Aiden Eliot Shearer with children, George (3) and Freya (6), and his wife, Katie.

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Aiden Shearer ’07 Biological Sciences HTC Aiden “Eliot” Shearer developed the first genetic test panel for […]

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October 25, 2019 at 10:00 amAlumni News

Duerr Contributes to Wiring Diagram of Nervous System

Dr. Janet Duerr

Dr. Janet Duerr, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, is a co-author on a paper titled “Whole-animal connectomes of both Caenorhabditis elegans sexes” in Nature. Duerr joined researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, and Google in describing and modeling all neural connections in this simple […]

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July 5, 2019 at 8:11 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Women in Science Share Research Experiences, Career Insights

Dr. Janet Duerr explains the research she conducted as a student, studying thermoregulation in ground squirrels. Duerr joined OHIO in 2002.

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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April 27, 2018 at 1:05 pmIn Class News

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class

Food Studies Book Club Reads ‘Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey’

Welcome back to spring semester and a new book for the Food Studies theme Book Club, which will be reading Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey by Gary Paul Nabhan. Abstract: Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this […]

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January 20, 2016 at 9:52 pmAnnouncements

Food Studies Book Club | Fresh: A Perishable History, Sept. 10

Food Studies Book Club | Fresh: A Perishable History, Sept. 10

The Food Studies theme Book Club holds its first meeting on Fall 2015 on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5-6 p.m. in Alden 301U in the third-floor Faculty Commons. The club is reading Fresh: A Perishable History by Susanne Freidberg. (Belknap Harvard, 416pp. ISBN 9780674032910) The book discussion will be divided […]

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September 1, 2015 at 9:45 pmEvents

Jimmy Tong: Four Decades of WISE Guidance

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry James Tong. Photo by Jean Andrews/Ohio University.

Forty years ago there were very few women students or women faculty members in science and engineering fields at public universities—anywhere. Dr. James Tong, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, decided it was time to correct this stark imbalance. In an era when most young women were not […]

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June 24, 2015 at 1:14 pmNews