Post Tagged with: "Robert Colvin"

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

Chemistry Doctoral Student Synthesizes Peptide to Understand Alzheimer’s Progression

Najah Al Qaeisoom presenting her research on phosphorylation of the tau protein to students and faculty during Neuroscience Research Day (photo: Muhammad Fauzi)

By Amanda Biederman Alzheimer’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative disease in the United States, yet the pathological basis of this disease is not yet fully understood. Doctoral chemistry student Najah Al Qaeisoom is working to understand one critical component of Alzheimer’s progression. Working under the direction of Chemistry & […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:30 amResearch

Biology Graduate Students Present at Annual Society for Neuroscience

From left, Hariprakash Haragopal and Sazan Ismael

Hariprakash Haragopal, a doctoral student in Dr. Mitchell Day’s lab, Sazan Ismael, a doctoral student in Dr. Daewoo Lee‘s lab, and Zihui Wang, a doctoral student in Dr. Yang Li’s lab, presented their research at the Annual Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego in early November 2018. Haragopal uses […]

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November 9, 2018 at 8:28 amResearch

Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Neuroscience Research Day | Keynote on Tuning Auditory Cortex for Vocal Communication, Oct. 6

Ohio University neuroscientists will put their brains to work next month at the second Neuroscience Research Day. Neuroscience Research Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Hope Lodge.  The event will include graduate and undergraduate poster competitions, presentations by OHIO faculty, and a […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:45 pmEvents