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Class of 2021 | David Cottrill Defends His Dissertation, Then His Country

David Cottrill, portraitJust as David Cottrill was finishing his dissertation and getting ready to defend it, along came the Army National Guard with call-up orders. The race was on. But Cottrill has successfully added Dr. to his salutation, in addition to his officer rank of Capt. He completed his Ph.D. in Biological […]

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Posted on 04/20/2021

Alumni News | Eliot Shearer Talks about His Research on Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer, portrait in scrubsOhio University alumnus Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer made a virtual stop at his alma mater recently, talking about his research on the genetics of pediatric hearing loss with faculty and students at a Biological Sciences/Biomedical Science Seminar. Evaluation of children for hearing loss has changed dramatically over the past 15 […]

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Posted on 03/03/2021

Alumni News | Lance McBrayer Featured in Smithsonian Magazine for Tegu Lizard Project

by Hannah Cordes Ohio University alumnus Dr. Lance McBrayer was featured in Smithsonian Magazine for his recent research on invasive Tegu lizards in Georgia See the Smithsonian article, These Four-Foot Lizards Will Eat Anything—and They’re Invading the Southeastern U.S. McBrayer earned a Biological Sciences Ph.D. in 2002 from the College of Arts […]

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Posted on 02/09/2021

2020 Graduate | Groene Sets Her Sights on Career in Genetic Counseling

Madison Groene, portraitMadison Groene says her college career isn’t defined by where she started. It’s all about where she’s going. And her next step is graduating from Ohio University in December, then on to a future she never envisioned when she was a high school student choosing a college major. She’s still […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

Undergraduates Get Research Experience Studying Songbird Reproduction

As Biological Sciences undergraduate students, Madeline Sudnick (Honor’s Tutorial College) and Rachel Anderson (Biological Sciences Wildlife and Conservation B.S. 2017) gained experience in scientific research and publishing while studying the role maternal age plays in songbird reproduction. They worked with their mentor Dr. Kelly Williams and graduate student Meredith Fitschen-Brown to […]

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Posted on 06/15/2020

Bastock, Jacobs Receive Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Awards

Logan Jacobs, portraitFrom Ohio University News Two College of Arts & Sciences students were among four Ohio University students who received Ohio University’s 2020 Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award. The program was established in 1987 to recognize excellent teaching by graduate teaching assistants at the university. Each recipient receives a $500 stipend […]

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Posted on 04/21/2020

Alumni News | Newspaper Features Richard Carter’s Research on Bats

Richard T. Carter, portraitOhio University alum Dr. Richard T. Carter was featured in a Johnson City Press story headlined “ETSU’s Dr. Richard Carter makes new discovery in anatomical study of bats.” Carter is Assistant Professor of Biology at East Tennessee State University. …And in the darkness, they find their way around using echolocation, […]

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Posted on 03/25/2020

Quidel Joins Fight Against COVID-19 Outbreak with Fast, Accurate Diagnostic Tool

quidel logoQuidel Corp., which employs many Ohio University alumni in Athens, joins the fight against COVID-19 outbreak with fast, accurate diagnostic tool, according to a news release. The company announced on March 17 that it received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a molecular COVID-19 diagnostic […]

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Posted on 03/21/2020

Career Corner | Parkinson Tells Biology Students: Have Good Work Ethic, Be Willing to Fail

Dr. Chris Parkinson displays a snake specimen in a glass jar.  By Kaitlyn Lyons Ohio University alumnus Dr. Chris Parkinson came back to Athens to talk to students about biology careers and graduate school and to give a seminar about his research as part of the Biological & Biomedical Seminar series on Feb. 3. Parkinson earned a dual B.S. in […]

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Posted on 02/11/2020

Biological & Biomedical Seminar | Challenges and Achievements: Understanding Evolution of Rattlesnakes and Their Venom, Feb. 3

Chris Parkinson, portraitThe Biological Sciences & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series presents Ohio University alum Dr. Chris Parkinson discussing “Challenges and achievements: understanding the evolution of rattlesnakes and their venom” on Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. in Irvine 199. Parkinson is Professor of Biological Sciences at Clemson University. He earned a dual […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020