Post Tagged with: "Robert Colvin"

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Yavorsky Presents on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

Ryan Yavorsky presented research on tau protein and its role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium held April 27 in Columbus. Yavorsky is a second-year medical student in Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and has worked in the lab of Dr. Robert Colvin, […]

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May 2, 2018 at 12:32 pmResearch

Happy Beginnings | Kim Kraus Broadens Grad School Plans to Include Medicine and Research

Kim Kraus and her research mentor Dr. Robert Colvin during a recent visit to the Athens campus.

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Recently Kim Kraus ’16 HTC returned to Ohio University to visit her research mentor in Biological Sciences, Dr. Robert Colvin. Kraus’ interest in research and […]

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December 18, 2017 at 2:18 pmAlumni News

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class

Arts & Sciences Announces New Chairs, Directors

Arts & Sciences Announces New Chairs, Directors

The College of Arts & Sciences welcomes eight new faculty to senior leadership positions in chairs and programs across the college. “I am very grateful that so many of my faculty colleagues are willing to step up and take on the responsibilities of department chair. This is one of the […]

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July 31, 2017 at 10:37 amNews

Colvin Authors Chapter in ‘Metals in the Brain’

Dr. Robert Colvin

Dr. Robert Colvin contributed a chapter in the book Metals in the Brain. Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His chapter is on “Current Methods Used to Probe and Quantify Intracellular Total and Free Zn(II) Dynamics, and Subcellular Distribution […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:55 pmNews

Colvin, Qian Present on Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau at Experimental Biology 2017

Dr. Robert Colvin and Cheng Qian present at Experimental Biology 2017.

Dr. Robert Colvin and graduate student Cheng Qian attended Experimental Biology 2017, held April 22-26 in Chicago, and presented a poster on “Microtubule Affinity Regulating Kinase-2 inhibition: Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau Repeat Domains Reduce Tau Phosphorylation in Rat Primary Neurons.” Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director […]

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May 7, 2017 at 1:15 pmResearch

Colvin Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Robert Colvin, Professor of Biological Sciences, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Understanding the spread of protein aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the Honors Tutorial College and sponsored by […]

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February 23, 2016 at 9:56 amResearch