Post Tagged with: "Katherine Cimatu"

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio University’s Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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January 9, 2019 at 1:21 pmNews Research

Meet the 2018-19 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Yuan Zhang

Six graduate students were chosen on a competitive basis to receive a one-semester stipend through the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Yuan Zhang Environmental & Plant Biology Faculty Adviser: Dr. Allan Showalter Zhang’s research focuses on studying how different sugar decorations affect the biological functions of a class of highly […]

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December 10, 2018 at 1:04 pmNews

Chemistry Colloquium | Complex Structured Molecules Probed at Surfaces and Interfaces, Dec. 3

Dr. Katherine Cimatu in her lab in Clippinger Hall.

Ohio University’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium Series presents Dr. Katherine Cimatu, on “Complex Structured Molecules Probed at Surfaces and Interfaces” on Monday, Dec. 3, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 194. Abstract: In this talk, I will highlight our research activities on probing conformational changes of simple and complex structures of  […]

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December 1, 2018 at 11:30 pmEvents

Chemistry Researchers Collaborate With Thai Colleagues on Surface Reactions for Modified Magnetic Nanoparticle Attachment

Jeeranan Nonkumwong with OHIO students.

Researchers from Ohio University and Chiang Mai University in Thailand are continuing a collaboration that began last year when a Chiang Mai Ph.D. student came to Athens to conduct research with Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Most recently they collaborated on a journal article on “Successive […]

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October 30, 2018 at 1:28 pmResearch

Chemistry, Engineering Students and Faculty Publish on Solvent Isotopic Effects

Ohio University chemistry and engineering faculty and graduate students authored an article on Solvent Isotopic Effects on a Surfactant Headgroup at the Air–Liquid Interface” in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. The authors are: Uvinduni I. Premadasa, a chemistry graduate student; Negar Moradighadi, an engineering graduate student; Kondalarao Kotturi, a […]

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August 3, 2018 at 9:32 amResearch

Kruse, Cimatu Present at ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium

Dr. Katherine Cimatu presents  at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium.

Adelaide “Addy” Kruse ’19, an Honors Tutorial College undergraduate student, and Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, presented at the 92nd ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium at Penn State University in June. Kruse gave a very impressive talk on her recent work about […]

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June 18, 2018 at 3:42 pmResearch

Nanoscale Defense: Predicting Intrusions to the Membrane

Diagram of monolayer and bilayer memberanes, the former is represented as a flat plane and the latter as a spherical structure (Illustration: Environmental Science: Nano)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Like the outermost walls surrounding a castle, the plasma membrane is the cell’s first defense against invaders. Biological membranes are semipermeable, meaning that they are designed to block unwanted molecules while permitting the passage of compounds necessary for cellular function. And yet, an occasional […]

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June 6, 2018 at 2:04 pmResearch