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Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Heller Looks at Plant Protein Less Active in Space

Ohio University undergraduate student Ava Heller will present a poster at the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research meeting in Denver, CO., Nov. 20-23. “This project essentially looks at a protein that was less activated in space than on Earth,” Heller said. “I am growing plants that don’t have […]

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October 27, 2019 at 4:28 pmResearch

Vince Presents at 49th Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience 2019

Matthew Vince with his poster.

Ohio University undergraduate student Matthew Vince presented at the 49th Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience 2019. “I am studying monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) and their targets in Caenorhabditis elegans,” said Vince, a junior majoring in Biological Sciences Pre-Professional. “I am testing combinations of genetic knockouts for genes involved […]

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October 24, 2019 at 9:45 amResearch

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Application Deadline, Oct. 1

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.

Applications are now being accepted for the eighth annual OHIO spring break study abroad program on Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland. The Application Deadline Is Tuesday, Oct. 1. For more information, contact Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & […]

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September 2, 2019 at 5:30 pmNews

Happy Beginnings | ‘Working in Fish Lab Was Incredible Experience for My Career’

Naturalist Adam Hunt with Earl, the Great Horned Owl

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Adam Hunt ’18 B.S. in Marine Freshwater Environmental Biology Working in the fish lab has been an incredible experience for my career. Honestly, I wish […]

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August 5, 2019 at 6:19 pmAlumni News

Physics-Neuroscience Major Sheds Light on Neurofilament Activity

Anika Friedman

 Anika Friedman, a double major in Physics and Neuroscience in Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College, spent two years on her undergraduate research project focused on determining the mechanism for neurofilament slowing using computational models. Neurofilaments are the most abundant filamentous structures in the axons of neurons and determine their […]

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May 8, 2019 at 2:22 pmResearch

Let’s Have a Chat about the Birds and … Flies?

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow flies don't find them!)

Spring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phase—and it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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May 6, 2019 at 12:59 pmNews Research

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab

Ava Heller’s summer job is researching data from seedlings grown in microgravity aboard the International Space Station. Already the recipient of the 2019 Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Heller added a prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship carries […]

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April 29, 2019 at 8:51 amIn Class Research