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Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Ohio University undergraduate student Ava Heller will present a poster at the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research meeting in Denver, CO., Nov. 20-23. “This project essentially looks at a protein that was less activated in space than on Earth,” Heller said. “I am growing plants that don’t have […]

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October 27, 2019 at 4:28 pmResearch

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Wyatt Lab Gets Another Ride to Space Station as NASA Preps for Moon Mission

From left, OHIO grad student Alex Meyers, OHIO Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology Sarah Wyatt, technician Nathan Madonich, and Ohio Wesleyan Professor Chris Wolverton.

NASA announced on Aug. 7 that Dr. Sarah Wyatt received an award for plant biology studies, with another spaceflight to the International Space Station in her lab’s future as the United States prepares for  missions to the Moon and Mars. Wyatt’s was one of 15 grants “for new space biology […]

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August 18, 2019 at 9:47 amNews Research

Purdue Honors Wyatt with Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award

Dr. Sarah Wyatt receives Purdue's 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Award in March.

The Purdue University College of Agriculture honored Dr. Sarah Wyatt with its 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award. Wyatt earned a Ph.D. in 1995 from Purdue’s College of Agriculture. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and and Director of Molecular & Cellular Biology at Ohio University. “Sarah’s research is […]

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May 5, 2019 at 6:20 pmNews

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

Ava Heller’s summer job is researching data from seedlings grown in microgravity aboard the International Space Station. Already the recipient of the 2019 Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Heller added a prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship carries […]

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April 29, 2019 at 8:51 amIn Class Research

Meyers Named American Society of Plant Biologists Ambassador

Alexander Meyers at ASPB Midwest regional

Alexander Meyers, graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, was selected to be an American Society of Plant Biologists Ambassador. “ASPB Ambassadors are early career scientists (students and postdocs) and industry employees enlisted to communicate the mission and vision of the society to […]

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April 6, 2019 at 3:52 pmNews

Heller Selected for Norman Cohn Summer Research Fellowship

Ava Heller and Dr. Sarah Wyatt work in the lab.

Undergraduate student Ava Heller was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology. The fellowship of $2,000 helps an undergraduate student to pursue research in plant cellular and molecular biology in a laboratory associated with the Environmental & Plant Biology […]

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April 6, 2019 at 3:43 pmResearch