Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology Research"

Malinski, Hua Research Shows ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Is Only as Unhealthy as its Composition

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

From Ohio University News New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), also known as “bad cholesterol,” is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL, which is incorrect more often than not. The presence of LDL is […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:59 amResearch

White and Pordel Use NMR, Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Impact of Ligand Set During Light-Activated CO Release

Dr. Jessica White

Dr. Jessica White and third-year Ph.D. student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of Mn(I) photoCORM ligand set on photochemical intermediate formation during visible light-activated CO release” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the […]

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November 12, 2019 at 8:13 amResearch

Plant Biology Students Present Research at Graduate Symposium

Plant Biology Students Present Research at Graduate Symposium

Ohio University’s Environmental & Plant Biology Department hosted its annual Graduate Symposium on Friday, Sept. 13.   New graduate student Roseanna “Anna” Crowell gave an oral presentation on her undergraduate work on organelle genomes of Nitzschia palea and Durinskia baltica. Crowell along with Peifeng Yu, Kelsey N.Bryant, and Anne L. […]

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October 8, 2019 at 9:59 amNews Research

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

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