Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology news"

MCB Graduate Students Host Appalachian Regional Cell Conference

Appalachian Regional Cell Conference

By Debbie Walter Nearly 100 students from Marshall University, the University of West Virginia, Ohio University and Vanderbilt University attended the sixth annual Appalachian Regional Cell Conference Dec. 2 at Ohio University. The conference was founded in 2012 by West Virginia University, Marshall University, the University of Kentucky and Ohio […]

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December 15, 2017 at 2:15 pmNews

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

Meyers’ Plant Biology Experiment Goes to Space This Week

 Watch the liftoff that took place on Dec. 15.Wednesday Editor’s Note: Myers is a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. By Alexander Meyers, from his Facebook page Graduate Student in Environmental & Plant Biology HEY EVERYBODY— I’M GOING TO SPACE!! Well, not me […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:33 pmNews

Shriwas Receives Kopchick Award for In Vitro and In Vivo Characterization of Novel Anticancer Therapeutics

Pratik Shriwas and John Kopchick

  Pratik Shriwas, a graduate student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $9,998 for his project on “In vitro and in vivo characterization of novel anticancer therapeutics.” His mentor is […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:30 amResearch

John J. Kopchick Awards Support 14 Student and Faculty Research Projects

2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

  From Staff Reports Fourteen Ohio University students and faculty members received funding for their health and medical research from the John J. Kopchick Awards. The program will provide a total of $100,213 in grants and fellowships during its 2017-18 cycle to advance research on topics such as drug delivery, […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:09 pmResearch

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

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

Holub Publishes Article on Developing Miniature Proteins as Therapeutic Agents

Dr. Justin Holub

Dr. Justin Holub, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored an article on “mall scaffolds, big potential: Developing miniature proteins as therapeutic agents” in Drug Development Research Journal. Abstract: Preclinical Research Miniature proteins are a class of oligopeptide characterized by their short sequence lengths and ability to adopt well-folded, three-dimensional […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:24 amResearch