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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

Career Corner | Biology Students Network with Biotech Scientists, Entrepreneurs & Executives

From left, Florenz Plassmann, Dean College of Arts & Sciences; Bob Colvin, Chair Biological Sciences; Tim Coleman; Jon Wang; and John Kopchick, Ph.D. mentor for both Tim and Jon.

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers, scientists and educators from across the globe came together to give Ohio University students opportunities to network with professionals at “Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics” on Nov. 19. Participants were able to experience career pathways through the perspectives of scientists, entrepreneurs […]

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January 7, 2020 at 3:41 pmAlumni News

Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics, Nov. 19

Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics, Nov. 19

Ohio University students are invited to Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics on Nov. 19, from 4 to  8:15 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. RSVP on Handshake. This event brings together students, educators, scientists, and industry executives and entrepreneurs from around the globe who are […]

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November 2, 2019 at 7:30 pmAlumni Events

Alumni News | Yihong Wang Gives Biology Graduate Students Advise on Careers

Dr. Wang and her Ph.D. mentor, Dr. Bob Colvin, professor and Chair, Biological Sciences during her recent visit to the Athens campus

Ohio University alum Dr. Yihong Wang recently returned to Athens to give a research seminar and meet with current Biological Sciences graduate students, providing her thoughts on making career choices after obtaining a Ph.D. degree. Wang earned the MD/Ph.D. degree and is a highly skilled and successful pathologist with a […]

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October 8, 2019 at 4:09 pmAlumni News

Colvin Becomes a VoiceThread Certified Educator

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin, Professor and Chair Biological Sciences, has become a VoiceThread Certified Educator. VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents and videos, and to which other users can add voice, text, audio file or video comments. It can be used in […]

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December 18, 2018 at 1:40 pmIn Class News

Kuchta Gets Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research in Biological Sciences

Kuchta Gets Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research in Biological Sciences

Dr. Shawn Kuchta, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, was awarded the 2018 Robert F. Rakowski award for outstanding research in the Biological Sciences Department at Ohio University. Kuchta followed the award presentation with an engaging seminar for faculty and students detailing his work on species formation and adaptive divergence in […]

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December 4, 2018 at 2:05 pmAnnouncements 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