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Ryan Ellison Excited to Partner with NASA for Internship

Ryan Ellison Excited to Partner with NASA for Internship

Ryan Ellison, Neuroscience and Biological Sciences Ph.D. graduate student is currently conducting neural network modeling experiments as part of an internship that he was awarded for the spring semester 2020 at the NASA Glenn Research Center Human Research Program’s Cross-cutting Computational Modeling Project (CCMP). CCMP implements well-vetted computational models to […]

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April 12, 2020 at 11:37 pmResearch

Day Funded by NIH to Study Neural Coding of Spatial Hearing

Hariprakash Haragopal works in the lab.

Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, is the principal investigator on a new study funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Day is joined by two co-investigators, Dr. Soichi Tanda, Associate Professor of Biological […]

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October 3, 2019 at 6:36 pmAnnouncements

Nielsen Recognized as Honors Tutorial College Distinguished Mentor

From left, Dr. Corinne Nielsen and Samantha Selhorst

When the Honors Tutorial College recognized outstanding mentorship at its May 3 graduate reception, one of four Distinguished Mentor awards went to Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences. Nielsen was nominated by Samantha Selhorst, a graduating HTC Neurosciences student, who completed senior thesis research in Nielsen’s lab. See […]

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May 14, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Selhorst Takes Top Honors with Outstanding Senior Thesis Award

Samantha Selhorst

  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Nielsen Receives NIH Funding to Study Perivascular Cells in Brain

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences)

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:22 amResearch

Hooper: ‘Biology Still Needs Romantic, Heroic, and Idiosyncratic Research’

Dr. Scott Hooper with his neice's son .

Dr. Scott Hooper was recently featured in a Q&A issue of Current Biology, where he noted, “I believe that biology still needs romantic, heroic, and idiosyncratic research and that progress will suffer if we do not provide sufficient funding for it to continue.” Hooper, Professor of Neuroscience in Biological Sciences, […]

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April 24, 2019 at 11:07 amNews Research

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Amanda Biederman When facing complex problems, it’s often best to consider simplified perspectives. In the labs of Biological Sciences professors Dr. Daewoo Lee and Dr. Robert Colvin, student researchers are studying the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease using a comparatively simple animal model: the fruit fly. Sazan Ismael, a doctoral […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:50 amResearch