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Vis Named 2018 Presidential Research Scholar, Ceremony Oct. 31

Dr. Morgan Vis

From Research Communications Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, has been named an Ohio University Presidential Research Scholar. Vis is an internationally known expert on the systematics of freshwater red algae, an important source of food and shelter for invertebrates in steams, and the use of algae […]

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October 2, 2018 at 4:30 pmEvents Research

Career Corner | Szinte Gets Ohio EPA Scholarship; 2019 Applications Due Jan. 15

Amanda Szinte

Ohio University undergraduate student Amanda Szinte was awarded the Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Scholarship. Szinte is a Biological Sciences–Wildlife Conservation major and an Environmental & Plant Biology minor. The scholarship is awarded to those demonstrating knowledge and career commitment to the environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Szinte was one of […]

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September 25, 2018 at 9:46 amNews

Vis Named Vice President of International Phycological Society

Dr. Morgan Vis

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, was elected Vice President and President-elect of the International Phycological Society. The society promotes the study of algae as well as fostering international cooperation among scientists and phycological societies around the world and hosts the International Phycological Congress every four years. […]

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September 10, 2018 at 10:46 amNews

Wolf Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Vis Also Presents at Conference

Danny Wolf received the Harold C. Bold Award at 2018 PSA Conference.

Danny Wolf  ’18M.S., a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, won the Harold C. Bold Award for outstanding graduate student presentation at the Phycological Society of America’s annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada July 29 to Aug. 2. Wolf presented his thesis research, titled “Multi-marker Metabarcoding Assessment […]

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August 27, 2018 at 12:05 pmResearch

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