Post Tagged with: "Willem Roosenburg"

Saving the World, One Turtle at a Time

Terrapin photo by Willem Roosenburg in Maryland

Roosenburg Co-Edits ‘Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin’ By Kelly Shockley ’19 Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences co-edited and co-authored several chapters in a recently published book titled Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin (Johns Hopkins University Press). His co-editor was Victor S. Kennedy. In 19 […]

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April 23, 2019 at 6:28 pmNews Research

Happy Beginnings | Cones Awarded NSF Fellowship, Plans for Ph.D.

Seth Cones

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Biological Sciences alum Seth Cones ’18 was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Cones earned a B.S.in Biological Sciences – Marine, Freshwater […]

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April 17, 2019 at 2:06 pmAlumni

Roosenburg Serves as President of Herpetologist’s League

Dr. Willem Roosenburg

Dr. Willem M. Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, was elected the Vice President and President-elect of the Herpetologist’s League in June, and following the unexpected retirement of the standing president, Roosenburg assumed the role of president in early August. The Herpetologists’ League is an international scientific society […]

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September 11, 2018 at 10:48 amNews

Tokash Presents Poster on Diamondback Terrapin Reproduction

Alayna Tokash with her poster at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting.

Biology graduate student Alayna Tokash presented a poster on diamondback terrapin reproduction at the annual Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in San Francisco in January. Her poster was titled “Within and among year variation in reproductive output from two populations of the diamond-backed terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin.” Tokash is a […]

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February 12, 2018 at 7:22 pmResearch

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Biologists Monitor Nearby Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

By Robert Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences I recently had the opportunity to accompany Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins on a trip to monitor three Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes. This team has been locating and recording the health of […]

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November 8, 2017 at 6:27 pmResearch

Senior Finds Adventure, Hands-on Science in Alaska Internship

Danielle Butts's internship in Kodiak, Alaska, provided adventure and education.

by Kristin M. Distel “My internship taught me about my skills and interests, and it took me outside of my familiar environment in Ohio,” says Danielle Butts, a senior in Wildlife and Conservation Biology, who spent summer of 2016 completing an exciting internship at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Kodiak, […]

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March 28, 2017 at 6:59 pmNews

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

Student Interns at Poplar Island, Gets Up-close with Diamondback Terrapins

by Kristin M. Distel “I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of […]

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February 1, 2017 at 12:11 pmIn Class Research