Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology news"

Purdue Honors Wyatt with Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award

Dr. Sarah Wyatt receives Purdue's 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Award in March.

The Purdue University College of Agriculture honored Dr. Sarah Wyatt with its 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award. Wyatt earned a Ph.D. in 1995 from Purdue’s College of Agriculture. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and and Director of Molecular & Cellular Biology at Ohio University. “Sarah’s research is […]

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May 5, 2019 at 6:20 pmNews

Biological Sciences & MCB Graduate Students Contribute to Patent Development

Pratik Shriwas

Previous and current Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students contributed, as part of their Ph.D. dissertations, to supporting research for two patents received by Ohio University faculty. Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors during an awards ceremony Feb. 21. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who […]

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April 17, 2019 at 12:10 pmAlumni Research

Sternberger, Basu, Keogh Take 3-Minute Thesis Awards

The 2019 winners, from left: Proma Basu, Michelle Michael, Rebecca Keogh, and Anne Sternberger.

College of Arts & Sciences students took some of the top honors at the 2019 Ohio University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) on Feb. 19. Anne Sternberger took second place for her presentation on “Figuring out flowers: Insight into the mixed breeding system of violets.” She is a graduate student in […]

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March 5, 2019 at 11:28 amNews

Molecular and Cellular Biology Retreat Features Cross-Disciplinary Research

Dr. Kevin Weeks

By Amanda Biederman OHIO students and faculty recently convened to discuss the latest research in molecular biology at the annual Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) retreat. The event was organized by MCB program director and Environmental & Plant Biology professor Dr. Sarah Wyatt and featured a keynote lecture by a keynote lecture by University of […]

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December 5, 2018 at 5:54 pmResearch

OHIO Cancer Researchers Discuss Work at Molecular and Cellular Biology Retreat

Dr. Thomas Rosol

By Amanda Biederman  OHIO students and faculty members convened last month to share their research at the annual Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) retreat. The event, which included a series of faculty and student talks as well as a poster session, spanned a variety of disciplines including biochemistry, molecular biology and […]

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December 5, 2018 at 4:38 pmResearch

NQPI Members Present Their Research at Molecular and Cellular Biology Retreat

NQPI Members Present Their Research at Molecular and Cellular Biology Retreat

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Two Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute members, Environmental & Plant Biology professor Dr. Allan Showalter and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor Dr. Amir Farnoud, both presented their research at the Molecular and Cellular Biology retreat on Nov. 10. MCB is an interdisciplinary program that encompasses the […]

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December 5, 2018 at 10:47 amResearch

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Amanda Biederman When facing complex problems, it’s often best to consider simplified perspectives. In the labs of Biological Sciences professors Dr. Daewoo Lee and Dr. Robert Colvin, student researchers are studying the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease using a comparatively simple animal model: the fruit fly. Sazan Ismael, a doctoral […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:50 amResearch