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Lee Receives $220,000 Grant to Continue Growth Hormone, Fat Cell Research

Dr. Kevin Lee

From Ohio University News Kevin Lee, Ph.D., associate professor in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a $220,000 boost for his research looking at how adipose, or fat, tissue reacts to growth hormone. The funding award comes from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany(opens in a new window), […]

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January 14, 2021 at 4:08 pmResearch

White and Pordel Study Impact of Bulky Ligands on Photochemical CO Release

Jessica White’s research on metal complexes is relevant for medical research.

Dr. Jessica White and fourth-year doctoral student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of steric bulk on photoinduced ligand exchange reactions in Mn(I) photoCORMs” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the Molecular & […]

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January 13, 2021 at 9:30 amResearch

Lee-Colvin Collaboration Results in NIH Funding to Study Alzheimer’s Disease

Lee-Colvin Collaboration Results in NIH Funding to Study Alzheimer’s Disease

Long-standing research collaboration between Drs. Daewoo Lee and Robert Colvin has resulted in National Institutes of Health funding to study Alzheimer’s disease. Lee and Colvin were always exchanging ideas as they crossed paths in the hallways of the Life Sciences Building. Now they are collaborating in their labs in search […]

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January 5, 2021 at 12:51 pmResearch

Sugiyama Receives Research Grant Support from the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Tomo Sugiyama, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, instructs graduate student Mahima Sanyal in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Ohio University campus.

by Hannah Cordes Dr. Tomo Sugiyama, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, recently received grant support from the National Institutes of Health (R15 grant, $453,000 for three years) to continue his research on the molecular mechanisms of mutagenesis. His study will lead to a better understanding of the biochemical mechanisms that […]

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November 4, 2020 at 4:34 pmResearch

Four New Faculty Join Molecular & Cellular Biology Program

Dr. Nathaniel Szewczyk

The Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate program welcomes four new faculty members who recently joined Ohio University. The four are new members of the Ohio University Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute, increasing its critical mass of scientists who focus on combating pain and understanding health as the population ages. “We are […]

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October 6, 2020 at 9:02 pmNews

Dissertation Defense by Silvana Duran Ortiz, Sept. 11

Silvana Duran-Ortiz (photo by Evan Leonard)

A public dissertation defense by Silvana Duran Ortiz is Friday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Microsoft Teams Conference ID: 852 229 753# Duran Ortiz is a graduate student in Biological Sciences and Molecular Cellular Biology. Her adviser is Dr. John Kopchick. Her dissertation is titled “Characterization and […]

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September 1, 2020 at 9:30 pmEvents

Bastock, Jacobs Receive Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Awards

Logan Jacobs

From Ohio University News Two College of Arts & Sciences students were among four Ohio University students who received Ohio University’s 2020 Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award. The program was established in 1987 to recognize excellent teaching by graduate teaching assistants at the university. Each recipient receives a $500 stipend […]

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April 21, 2020 at 4:24 pmNews