Post Tagged with: "Molly Morris"

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Four Biological Sciences students traveled to the Cayo District in Belize in March to find field sites and collect the swordtail fish Xiphophorus helleri. The students were M.S. student Neil Hamrick, Ph.D. student Meredith Fitschen-Brown, undergraduate Aaron Solitt ’19, and Ph.D. student Anthony Gilbert. “The trip to Belize was an […]

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May 15, 2019 at 4:01 pmResearch

Morris, Co-Authors Examine Reproductive Tactics of Swordfish at Evolutionarily Stable State

Drs. Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-authored an article in Animal Behaviour that examined reproductive tactics of swordfish at an evolutionarily stable state. Oscar Rios-Cardenas from Mexico’s Instituto de Ecología and Lisa Bono from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University were the other authors of the […]

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September 9, 2018 at 10:46 amResearch

Morris Article Probes Role of Appetite Regulation in Obesity, Metabolic Disorders in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, and her students and collaborators published an article on the role of appetite regulation in obesity and metabolic disorders in swordtail fish in an August 2018 article in Zebrafish. “There is a growing interest in the role of appetite regulation in obesity and metabolic […]

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September 9, 2018 at 10:20 amResearch

Morris and Graduate Students Present at Animal Behavior Society Meetings

From left, Molly R. Morris, Danielle D’ Amore, Hannah Griebling, M. Luke Weinstein, Neil Hamrick, and Meredith Fitschen-Brown.

Dr. Molly R. Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, traveled with five Ohio University students to Milwaukee to presents at the Animal Behavior Society Meetings, Aug. 2-6 This international conference is attended each year by more than 600 participants from around the world. The research presented covers both basic and applied […]

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August 26, 2018 at 1:06 pmResearch

Morris, Undergrad Students Co-Author Article on Genes Involved in Nutritional Programming in Swordtail Fish

Dr. Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on  “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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November 21, 2017 at 10:34 amResearch

Science News Highlights Morris’ Research on Animal ‘Beauty’

Multilineatus mirror image of swordfish

An article headlined “What makes a pretty face? Animals — including people — are innately drawn to beauty, which may be defined by symmetry or health” in Science News for Students highlights work by Dr. Molly R. Morris and colleagues on female mate preference for symmetry in swordtail fishes. Morris […]

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November 1, 2017 at 3:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Biological Sciences Launches Career Initiative to Support Graduate Students

Biological Sciences Launches Career Initiative to Support Graduate Students

The Biological Sciences graduate program launched a new initiative this year to help students develop practical, career-building skills. On Oct. 9, the department hosts Jennifer Murphy, assistant dean of Career Management and Student Success from the OHIO College of Business. Her lecture is titled, “Managing your network and career.” Murphy’s […]

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September 29, 2017 at 11:55 amAlumni News