Post Tagged with: "Sarah Wyatt"

Science Cafe | Plants in Space: Athens, We Have a Problem, Oct. 14

From left, Alexander Meyers, Sarah Wyatt and Eric Land.

Ohio University’s Science Café kicks off the fall season with a researcher’s worst nightmare. There’s trouble 250 miles above Earth. When your “astronauts” are tiny seedlings, things can go wrong on the International Space Station.  Dr. Sarah Wyatt returns to the café stage at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the […]

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September 17, 2021 at 9:32 amEvents

New B.S. in Environmental Science and Sustainability will prepare 21st century leaders

A student working at the Ohio University Student Farm | Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s new Environmental Science and Sustainability degree empowers students to discover knowledge in a hands-on learning environment that reaches across disciplines, preparing them to tackle global problems at national and local scales. “Knowledge of sustainability is critical to preparing our graduates to solve problems that […]

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August 9, 2021 at 6:30 pmNews

Oyeyemi Ajayi Continues His Work on Plant Cell Walls, Biofuel Potential as Post-Doc

Oyeyemi Ajayi

As Oyeyemi Ajayi leaves Athens and heads to Penn State this month, his family is a little bigger, having welcomed a daughter, and his title is a little longer, having added a Ph.D. in Environmental & Plant Biology. He’s leaving cozy Athens for Happy Valley, another rustic college town. And […]

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July 6, 2021 at 12:58 pmNews Research

Tiny seedlings and 3 million worms: Two OHIO experiments head to International Space Station on June 3

NASA's SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 sits on the pad, ready for launch.

Watch live: Coverage of the launch of NASA’s SpaceX CRS-22 commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station on Thursday, June 3, at 1:29 p.m. EDT.   From Ohio University News When NASA’s SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission-22 launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 3, it will […]

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May 26, 2021 at 6:42 pmNews

Wyatt Receives Baker Award for ‘Plant Gravitropic Signaling: New Approaches to Old Questions’

Dr. Sarah Wyatt in the growth lab with a model of the Falcon rocket that will take their experiment to the International Space Station. Photo by Ben Siegel

Dr. Sarah Wyatt was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Wyatt is professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and director of the Molecular & Cellular Biology program. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of […]

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May 10, 2021 at 9:54 amResearch

Kira Slepchenko Awarded Donald Clippinger Fellowship

Kira Slepchenko

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Donald Clippinger Fellowship goes to Kira Slepchenko, a doctoral student in the Molecular and […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:04 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Abby Moore Is Taking Her Plant Genetics Experience to Oregon State

Abby Moore

When Abby Moore graduates this spring, she’ll be the first in her family to go on to graduate school. At Ohio University, she majored in Environmental & Plant Biology and gained experience in plant genetics. This fall she’ll be starting a master’s program at Oregon State University. “I am really […]

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April 29, 2021 at 8:22 pmNews