Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology Research"

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

  It’s easy for the tiny seeds to practice social distancing on their flight up to the International Space Station. They’re on an unmanned SpaceX rocket. But making sure they don’t germinate too early is a problem that has to be solved back on Earth, where Ohio University has asked […]

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March 25, 2020 at 10:51 amUncategorized

Professors Find New Compound with Therapeutic Potential

Ohio University professors (Left to Right) Douglas Goetz, Stephen C. Bergmeier and Kelly McCall led team discovery of a new compound with therapeutic potential.

From Ohio University news Imagine discovering a compound that has the potential to create therapeutic opportunities for a plethora of diseases. Ohio University professors from three different colleges, along with the support of many students, faculty members and staff, may have just done that. Dr. Douglas Goetz, Dr. Kelly McCall, […]

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February 10, 2020 at 1:38 pmNews Research

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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December 17, 2019 at 7:48 amResearch

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