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Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

By Kate Nichols NQPI editorial intern Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala graduated from Ohio University with his Ph.D. in physics in 2016. His research focused on the fabrication of solar cells and III-V Nitrides using a sputtering method and characterization of solar cells and thin films. Jakkala has most recently served as […]

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July 15, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni News Research

Khosravi Khorashad Receives NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Larousse Khosravi Khorashad

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:33 pmAlumni Announcements News Research

Ramakrishnan Receives Honorary Degree from OHIO

Honorary degree recipient Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakdrishnan speaks at gradute commencement. Photo by Ben Siegel

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Nobel Prize laureate and OHIO alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. “A graduate of Ohio University, Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society and Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, […]

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May 4, 2019 at 4:39 pmAlumni News

Nobel Laureate Decodes Answers about Life’s Beginning, Medicine’s Future

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. Photo by Max Alexander  at emax@maxalexander.com.

By Lori Bauer As Nobel laureate and Ohio University alumnus Venki Ramakrishnan painted the big picture of his journey from graduate school in Athens to a molecular lab in Britain, he also showed the tiniest picture of life. It’s a discovery that won a Nobel prize, helps solve the riddle […]

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May 4, 2019 at 3:59 pmAlumni News

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan was 19 years old when he left his home in Baroda, India to join the Ohio University community in 1971. A first-year graduate student in physics, he had never dreamed that he would one day earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

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May 4, 2019 at 3:22 pmAlumni Research

WOUB Spectrum Interviews Nobel Laureate About His Career

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. Photo by Max Alexander  at emax@maxalexander.com.

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan in a story headlined “Royal Society President Explains Ribosomes & Charts His Career for Podcast.” Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, a molecular biologist, is president of the Royal Society in Great Britain, the same organization formerly headed by Sir […]

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May 1, 2019 at 8:00 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Colloquium | Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan on ‘Termination of Translation in Bacteria and Eukaryotes,’ May 2

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. Photo by Max Alexander  at emax@maxalexander.com.

A colloquium features Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan discussing “Termination of Translation in Bacteria and Eukaryotes” on Thursday, May 2, at 11 a.m. in the Baker Center Theater. His book Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome will be available for […]

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April 1, 2019 at 4:00 pmEvents