Post Tagged with: "Ronan Carroll"

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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December 17, 2019 at 7:48 amResearch

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch

Keogh Chooses Ph.D. Program for Research Opportunities, Faculty Mentoring

Keogh Chooses Ph.D. Program for Research Opportunities, Faculty Mentoring

By Kelly Shockley ’19 In her past few years at Ohio University, Biological Sciences graduate student Rebecca Keogh has been a part of a lab that studies bacterial pathogenesis, with a specialization in Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). As one of the leading hospital acquired infections that are becoming increasingly […]

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April 23, 2019 at 6:13 pmResearch

Keogh Receives 2019-20 Donald Clippinger Graduate Fellowship

Rebecca Keogh works in the lab.

Biological Sciences graduate student Rebecca Keogh was recently named the 2019-20 recipient of the Donald Clippinger Graduate Fellowship awarded by the Graduate College at Ohio University. Keogh is a microbiology graduate student in Biological Sciences working under the mentorship of Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio […]

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April 18, 2019 at 4:32 pmResearch

Zapf Co-Authors Paper on Regulation of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus

Rachel Zapf

Members of the Carroll lab authored a paper in the journal mBio on the regulation of toxin production in Staphylococcus aureus by a small regulatory RNA (called Teg41). Two Biological Sciences graduate students and five undergrads were co-authors on the paper, “The Small RNA Teg41 Regulates Expression of the Alpha […]

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February 6, 2019 at 11:41 amResearch

Science Cafe | Vaccine Denial: Facts and Fiction, Oct. 3

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

Science Café presents Dr. Ronan Carroll discussing “Vaccine Denial: Facts and Fiction,” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Flu season means vaccination time. Last year was a high-severity flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overall hospitalization rates […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:30 pmEvents

Rebecca Keogh Authors Article on Staphylococcus aureus in ‘Infection and Immunity’

Rebecca Keogh works in the lab.

Rebecca Keogh, a graduate student in Biological Sciences, was the lead author on a paper in the journal Infection and Immunity. The paper describes an intracellular protein in Staphylococcus aureus that is required for the bacteria to cause disease. Keogh showed that while the protein (called PpiB) is necessary to […]

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September 19, 2018 at 10:10 amResearch