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Chemistry Researchers Return to Labs to Probe COVID-19

Dr. Shiyong Wu meets with students in 2019.

Excerpted from Ohio University News Several Ohio University researchers have received permission for an early return to their labs to conduct research on potential treatments for COVID-19. Three research labs in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department in the College of Arts and Sciences are using other funding sources and the […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:56 amResearch

Science Cafe | Solar Ultraviolet Light, Friend or Foe, Oct. 16

Dr. Shiyong Wu

 Science Café presents Dr. Shiyong Wu discussing “Solar Ultraviolet Light, Friend or Foe” on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Wu is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. Sunlight is visible light from the sun. But the sun also emits […]

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October 1, 2019 at 8:15 pmEvents

Wu Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Compass The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Dr. Shiyong Wu and Dr. Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. “Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of […]

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August 21, 2019 at 4:17 pmResearch

Wu Co-Authors Introduction to Special Issue on Photopigmentation and Melanoma

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored numerous research articles in 2018, including “To be or not to be Photopigmented, that is the Question. An Introduction to the Special Issue (of Photochemistry and Photobiology) dedicated to Photopigmentation and Melanoma.” His more recent article was “The Effect of Endothelial […]

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January 12, 2019 at 12:49 pmResearch

Undergraduate Researcher Investigates New Potential Therapeutic for Brain Cancer

Dakota Brockway won first prize for his poster at Neuroscience Research Day.

By Amanda Biederman Ohio University senior neuroscience major Dakota Brockway is characterizing the properties of a compound that may one day be used as a natural alternative treatment for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The compound, urolithin A, is a polycyclic aromatic metabolite found in several fruits, […]

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November 1, 2017 at 2:44 amResearch

Scientists To Study Therapeutic Properties of Natural Products, Including Cannabis

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From research staff reports Scientists at Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute, including faculty from Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department, have launched a five-year study of the therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis, in order to determine their effectiveness for treating medical conditions ranging from […]

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June 19, 2017 at 5:33 pmResearch

Chemistry’s Wu Receives Baker Fund Award for Skin Cancer Project

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received a John C. Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his work on “The Role of Carnosol in Preventing Skin Cancer Development.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:44 pmResearch