Post Tagged with: "Scott Hooper"

Hooper: ‘Biology Still Needs Romantic, Heroic, and Idiosyncratic Research’

Dr. Scott Hooper with his neice's son .

Dr. Scott Hooper was recently featured in a Q&A issue of Current Biology, where he noted, “I believe that biology still needs romantic, heroic, and idiosyncratic research and that progress will suffer if we do not provide sufficient funding for it to continue.” Hooper, Professor of Neuroscience in Biological Sciences, […]

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April 24, 2019 at 11:07 amNews Research

Hooper’s Stick Insect Study Shows Significance of Passive Muscle Force for Fast Movements

Stick insect stody. Credit: Arndt von Twickel et al.

“Long, heavy limbs such as arms or legs differ fundamentally from short, light limbs such as fingers in their ability to execute fast movements. While the central nervous system has to actively control fast movements of large limbs, passive muscle force can suffice for the movement velocity and movement amplitude […]

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January 10, 2019 at 12:12 pmResearch

Visiting Professor Yutaka Hirata Reflects on Stay at Ohio University

During his stay in Athens, Hirata met with neuroscience students from the Honors Tutorial College.

By Amanda Biederman Chubu University Professor Yutaka Hirata recently returned home after spending five weeks in Athens as part of Ohio University’s Robert Glidden Visiting Professor program. Hirata was hosted through the Biological Sciences Department. Hirata is a professor in the Department of Robotic Science and Technology in the College […]

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September 29, 2018 at 5:23 pmResearch

Invited Speaker Brown Discusses Work on Axonal Transport at Neuroscience Research Day

Neuroscience Research Day award ceremony: Dakota Brockway, Mary Gemmel, Catherine Early, Daewoo Lee, Nilaj Chakrabarty.

By Amanda Biederman The Ohio State University professor Anthony Brown opened the first annual Neuroscience Research Day with a keynote lecture describing his work on neurofilaments and axonal transport. Neuroscience Research Day, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, brought together members of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:57 amEvents Research

Hooper Edits Book on ‘Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions’

Hooper Edits Book on ‘Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions’

Dr. Scott Hooper, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-edited a book on Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions for Wiley Blackwell Publishers. The book provides A multi-disciplinary look at the current state of knowledge regarding motor control and movement—from molecular biology to robotics. Abstract: The last two decades […]

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September 11, 2017 at 4:30 pmResearch

Five Faculty Receive Fall Baker Fund Support | Spring Deadline is Feb. 9

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Proposals now accepted for spring awards cycle. The deadline is Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. The John C. Baker Fund awarded $53,704 total to five faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2016. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 […]

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January 13, 2017 at 8:47 amNews

A&S Faculty Get New 1804 Fund Awards for Research

Almost half of the faculty and graduate student research projects announced by the Ohio University Foundation Board’s 1804 Fund committee include Arts & Sciences faculty. The committee this week announced  $265,475 for faculty research and graduate student research projects and $215,475 to 11 projects for undergraduate learning for the 2013 […]

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September 11, 2013 at 9:01 amResearch