Post Tagged with: "Morgan Vis"

Hua’s NSF CAREER Grant Will Involve Big Data, Many Students

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Dr. Zhihua Hua received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Grant for his work on how plant cells remove old or abnormal proteins, with implications for crop breeding and seed production. Hua is an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. The five-year grant of $1.09 million will […]

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July 18, 2018 at 1:56 pmResearch

Plant Biology Graduate Student Awarded Best Presentation at Symposium

Danny Wolf

Graduate student Danny Wolf received the Robert T. Wilce Graduate Paper Award for best oral presentation at the annual Northeast Algal Symposium April 13-15 in New Haven, Ct. Wolf is in the master’s program in Plant Biology. His presentation was titled “Multi-marker metabarcoding assessment of biodiversity within stream biofilm communities […]

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April 27, 2018 at 8:37 amResearch

Science Cafe | Algae: Friend or Foe, April 4

Dr. Morgan Vis

Science Café presents Dr. Morgan Vis discussing “Algae: Friend or Foe” on Wednesday, April 4, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room Coffeehouse. In addition to a lively conversation about algae, attendees will be encouraged to sample various algae cuisine. Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant […]

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April 1, 2018 at 11:15 pmEvents

Vis and Students Publish Two Articles on New Freshwater Red Alga

Dr. Morgan Vis

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, and graduate students describe a new freshwater red alga – Lympha mucosa in article  in Algae. This new alga was described in titled “Adding to the freshwater red algal diversity in North America: Lympha mucosa gen. et sp. nov. […]

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December 4, 2017 at 8:58 amResearch

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

Plant Biology Alumni, Faculty, Students Honor Cohn at Research Symposium

Left to right: Dr. Bob Goldberg, Dr. Ralph Quatrano, Stacy Welker, Dr. Dean DellaPenna, and Dr. Morgan Vis

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. The daylong symposium included presentations on current plant cell and molecular biology research by […]

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September 12, 2017 at 11:49 amAlumni News

Vis Wins Award for Best Phylogeny/Taxonomy Poster at International Phycological Congress

Dr. Morgan Vis

  Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, attended the 11th International Phycological Congresss in Szczecin, Poland in August. Vis presented a poster on “Systematic Revision of the sister genera Lemanea and Paralemanea (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).” She and her co-authors (K. Müller, J. Kwandrans, R. Sheath, P. Eloranta, […]

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August 26, 2017 at 2:05 pmResearch