Post Tagged with: "Molecular and Cellular Biology Research"

Acquisition of Zetasizer Enhances Nanotechnology Research OHIO

Amir Farnoud with the Zetasizer ZS

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor Amir Farnoud was awarded a grant from the 1804 Fund titled “Acquisition of a Zetasizer ZS to enhance nanotechnology research and education at Ohio University.” The Zetasizer ZS is an instrument that […]

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December 3, 2017 at 11:14 pmResearch

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

Holub Publishes Article on Developing Miniature Proteins as Therapeutic Agents

Dr. Justin Holub

Dr. Justin Holub, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, authored an article on “mall scaffolds, big potential: Developing miniature proteins as therapeutic agents” in Drug Development Research Journal. Abstract: Preclinical Research Miniature proteins are a class of oligopeptide characterized by their short sequence lengths and ability to adopt well-folded, three-dimensional […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:24 amResearch

NIH Supports Goetz Team to Study Novel Therapeutic

Model of Tideglusib bound to a kinase (GSK3) associated with medical disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer (image courtesy of J. V. Hines).

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Douglas Goetz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Faculty and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, and Ohio University colleagues were recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to characterize an inhibitor of glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3), […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:14 pmNews

Chemistry’s Wu Receives Baker Fund Award for Skin Cancer Project

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received a John C. Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his work on “The Role of Carnosol in Preventing Skin Cancer Development.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:44 pmResearch

Collaborative Research Receives NIH Grant, Strives to Prevent Disease

Dr. Jennifer Hines

By Megan Reed A chemical engineering professor in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology has received a nearly $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund research that could potentially help mitigate serious diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Dr. Douglas Goetz will […]

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February 15, 2017 at 8:34 amNews