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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

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

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