Post Tagged with: "Monica Burdick"

New NQPI Member Breaks Chemical Bonds, Builds Professional Partnerships

Jessica White’s research on metal complexes is relevant for medical research.

By Amanda Biederman, Ph.D. NQPI writer Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter The development of effective treatments for cancer and infections represents a crucial aspect of the modern field of medical research. Dr. Jessica White, a newly inducted member of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute, is working to […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:10 pmResearch

Detecting Esophageal Cancer with Adhesive Molecules

Doug Goetz and Mahboubeh Noori stand in front of an endoscopic image of esophageal tissue.

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Cancer of the esophagus typically carries a grim prognosis. According to the American Cancer Society, only about 20 percent of patients survive five years after diagnosis. Unfortunately, esophageal cancer goes mostly undetected until more severe stages […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:06 pmNews Research

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 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

NQPI | Tees Characterizing Mechanics of Cancer Cell Invasion

Dr. David Tees

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member David Tees is investigating the mechanical properties of cancer stem cells to elucidate how they propagate throughout the body. It is well known that tumor cells can enter the blood and […]

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January 26, 2017 at 11:30 pmResearch

Physics Colloquium | Functional Selectin Ligands in Cancer Cell Transit and Transition, Sept. 30

Monica Burdick

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Monica Burdick of  Ohio University, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering on “Functional Selectin Ligands in Cancer Cell Transit and Transition” on Friday, September 9, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Metastasis, or the spread of cancer from the site of origin to secondary […]

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September 1, 2016 at 4:45 pmEvents

A&S TV: Cancer Stem Cells, And Why They Are So Dangerous

Dr. Monica Burdick

“Why we care so much about the cancer stem cell is that, as far as we can tell, they are very resistant to traditional radiotherapies and traditional chemotherapies that are used to treat your loved ones should they be diagnosed with cancer,” said Dr. Monica Burdick at her Science Café […]

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September 11, 2014 at 5:04 pmNews