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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

‘I Am Capable of a Lot More than I Thought I Was’

‘I Am Capable of a Lot More than I Thought I Was’

By Tetyana Dovbnya & Jayse Rednour Originally from the small town of Blacklick, Ohio, Chris Keener may seem like an average college student, but only at first glance. He studies on the fourth floor of Alden Library, stops at the Union Street Diner frequently enough that his order is known […]

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February 26, 2018 at 10:40 pmNews

TriBeta Biology Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

TriBeta officers and members enjoy a hike in the Athens area.

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological 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, fair provides an opportunity for faculty […]

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November 3, 2017 at 9:17 amIn Class News

Grad Student Studies Risks, Benefits of Antidepressant Treatment During Pregnancy

Ph.D. student Mary Gemmel

By Amanda Biederman An estimated 8 percent of women will use antidepressants during pregnancy, according to recent studies. In the past several years, researchers have been interested in the effect of antidepressants on offspring neuronal development. Mary Gemmel, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Biological Sciences, argues that the direct effect […]

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November 1, 2017 at 2:22 amEvents Research