Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology news"

Switching Infections Off: Hines & Bergmeier Receive NIH Award for Antibacterial Drug Discovery Research

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Dr. Jennifer Hines and Dr. Stephen Bergmeier recently received a $430,000 award from the National Institutes of Health for medicinal chemistry studies targeting a molecular switch to treat bacterial infections. “Globally, bacterial infections pose a significant threat to human health, especially when the bacteria […]

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August 25, 2019 at 2:51 pmResearch

Wu Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Compass The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Dr. Shiyong Wu and Dr. Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. “Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of […]

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August 21, 2019 at 4:17 pmResearch

Research in Hua Lab Makes Breakthrough on Genomics Studies and Teaching

Dr. Zhihua Hua

With the significant improvement of DNA sequencing technologies, more and more genome sequencing data are made available to the public. However, to understand these genome sequences is not easy because they seem to be randomly and repetitively written by four letters, A, T, C, and G, which are called nucleotides, […]

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July 5, 2019 at 2:03 pmResearch

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

Faik, Held Get USDA Grant to Develop Cell Wall Analytical Tools

Dr. Michael Held

Dr. Ahmed Faik, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, is the principal investigator on a one-year $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative exploratory research grant program for a project titled “Developing A High-Throughput Analytical Tool For Plant Cell Wall […]

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April 7, 2019 at 3:11 pmResearch

Plant Biology Students Win Multiple Awards at Regional Meeting

From left, award winners Anne Sternberger, Calvin Coffin, Abigail Moore, Alexander Bochenek

Graduate and undergraduate students from Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular & Cellular Biology interdisciplinary graduate program won three presentation and two poster awards at the ASPB Midwest regional meeting March 16-17 at West Virginia University. 2nd place graduate talk—Anne Sternberger (Wyatt lab) 3rd place graduate talk —Kelsey Bryant […]

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April 2, 2019 at 8:40 amResearch