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Nicole Hess Looks at Genetic Mutations to Learn More about Hearing Loss

2021 Goldwater Scholar Nicole Hess works in the lab. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun/Ohio University

Excerpted from Ohio University News When Nicole Hess was a freshman at Ohio University, she was looking for a research project that was more human-focused. After discussing with her adviser, Dr. Soichi Tanda, he invited her to join his lab to conduct research on hearing loss. Hess, a Honors Tutorial […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:11 pmResearch

Class of 2021 | Noah Powell Headed to Baylor College of Medicine

Noah Powell 

Noah Powell earns his B.S. in Biological Sciences – Cellular and Molecular Biology this spring. Then he’s headed to the Baylor College of Medicine’s cancer and cell biology program to get started on his Ph.D. “Following my Ph.D., I will either remain in academia as a postdoctoral fellow or move into […]

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March 31, 2021 at 10:39 amNews

Class of 2021 | Vera Giacomazzi Accepted to Grad Program in Genetic Counseling

Vera Giacomazzi (photo by Abigail Dean | Ohio Athletics)

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Vera Giacomazzi, a senior in Biological Sciences and a standout on the volleyball court, has been accepted to the Università di Siena in Tuscany, Italy, to […]

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February 2, 2021 at 5:04 pmIn Class News

Day, Tanda Join NIH-funded Study Probing Fine Details of Deafness

Dr. Mitchell Day

Certain genetic mutations cause cell structures in the ear to break down, leading to deafness. With support from a three-year, $452,998 grant from the National Institutes of Health, three Ohio University researchers aim to learn more about this process at both the genetic and cellular levels. Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant […]

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December 3, 2019 at 5:25 pmResearch

Notable Alumni | Aiden Shearer Developed First Genetic Test for Deafness, Now Seeks Gene Therapy

Aiden Eliot Shearer with children, George (3) and Freya (6), and his wife, Katie.

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Aiden Shearer ’07 Biological Sciences HTC Aiden “Eliot” Shearer developed the first genetic test panel for […]

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October 25, 2019 at 10:00 amAlumni News

Day Funded by NIH to Study Neural Coding of Spatial Hearing

Hariprakash Haragopal works in the lab.

Dr. Mitchell Day, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, is the principal investigator on a new study funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Day is joined by two co-investigators, Dr. Soichi Tanda, Associate Professor of Biological […]

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October 3, 2019 at 6:36 pmAnnouncements

TriBeta Research Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

From left: Frances Kokos (vice president), Baily Menefee (PR and social chair), Hannah West (secretary), Jenna Shroyer (president), Gillian Null (community service chair), Rebecca Fouts (treasurer).

Once again, the hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with research conversations on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, […]

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November 6, 2018 at 4:38 pmIn Class News