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Science Cafe | Microbial Colonies & Protective Blood, Wednesday, Nov. 18

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Ohio University’s Science Cafe series presents Dr. Nathan Weyand discussing “Microbial Colonies & Protective Blood” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Weyand loves working with microbial life and believes that “small life” has a lot to teach us.  One particular topic that fascinates him is how some infectious bacteria […]

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November 1, 2020 at 7:45 pmEvents

Biology Donates Lab Coats, Gloves & Masks to O’Bleness Hospital

Biology supplies are donated to O'Bleness Hospital.

Ohio University’s Biological Sciences Department donated numerous supplies to O’Bleness Hospital on March 24, including 300 disposable lab coats, 280 boxes of gloves from the biology laboratory courses, and some masks. Multiple faculty members such as Laura Saltman, Andrew Tucker, Nathan Weyand, Wendy Kaaz, and Mitch Day were involved with […]

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March 25, 2020 at 7:13 pmNews

John J. Kopchick Awards Support 14 Student and Faculty Research Projects

2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

  From Staff Reports Fourteen Ohio University students and faculty members received funding for their health and medical research from the John J. Kopchick Awards. The program will provide a total of $100,213 in grants and fellowships during its 2017-18 cycle to advance research on topics such as drug delivery, […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:09 pmResearch

Pickel Gets Kopchick Award for Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Donnie Pickel

Donnie Pickel, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $15,000 for his project on “The Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Immune Evasion.” His […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:06 pmResearch

Weyand Receives Federal Grant to Study Gonorrhea Infection

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increased antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand how N. gonorrhoeae persists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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September 14, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch

Biology Students Take Graduate, Undergraduate Awards at Conference

Caleb Burke won the Allan A. Ichida Undergraduate Research Award at the conference. His presentation was on "Identification of Novel Biofilm-Specific RNAs (sRNAs) in Staphylococcus aureus."

Ohio University students presented their research at the Ohio Branch of the American Society for Microbiology’s annual conference at Otterbein University—taking both graduate and undergraduate awards. Three research groups (including graduate and undergraduate students) from OHIO were represented at the conference, specifically the groups of Dr. Nathan Weyand and Dr. […]

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April 4, 2017 at 4:32 pmNews