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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

Happy Beginnings | Vera Giacomazzi Accepted to Grad Program in Genetic Counseling

Vera Giacomazzi, in volleyball gameEditor’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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Posted on 02/02/2021

4 A&S Faculty Get Seed Money for New Research Projects

Dr. Harvey BallardFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University Research Committee selected five proposals—including four from College of Arts & Sciences faculty—for funding during its fall 2020 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $39,438. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for […]

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Posted on 01/25/2021

Jellison, Duerr Recognized for Media Mentions

Janet Duerr, portraitOhio University News reports that two College of Arts & Sciences professors are among the top 10 media newsmakers in a story headlined OHIO faculty recognized for elevating University’s profile through the media.  Every year since 2015, Ohio University community members have gathered at the annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala […]

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Posted on 12/18/2020

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

Sugiyama Receives Research Grant Support from the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Tomo Sugiyama, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, instructs graduate student Mahima Sanyal in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Ohio University campus.by Hannah Cordes Dr. Tomo Sugiyama, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, recently received grant support from the National Institutes of Health (R15 grant, $453,000 for three years) to continue his research on the molecular mechanisms of mutagenesis. His study will lead to a better understanding of the biochemical mechanisms that […]

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Posted on 11/04/2020

Ecolunch | Is There Really a Prince Underneath that Frog? Oct. 7

Cassandra Thompson, outdoors portraitThe Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Cassandra Thompson discussing “Is there really a prince underneath that frog?” on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Thompson is a graduate student in Biological Sciences. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572 United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference ID: 846 991 02#

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Posted on 10/02/2020

Ecolunch | Social Games and Genic Selection Drive Mammalian Mating System Evolution and Speciation, Oct. 14

Dr. Donald Miles, portraitThe Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Dr. Donald Miles discussing “Social games and genic selection drive mammalian mating system evolution and speciation” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Miles is professor of Biological Sciences. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572 United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference ID: 846 […]

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Posted on 10/02/2020

Ecolunch Seminar Series Presents Keith Tompkins, Oct. 28

Keith Tompkins, portraitThe Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Keith Tompkins on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Tompkins is a graduate student in Biological Sciences. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572 United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference ID: 846 991 02#

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Posted on 10/02/2020

Ecolunch | Dracula’s Menagerie: a Multi-species Occupancy Analysis of Lynx, Wildcats and Wolves in Transylvania, Nov. 4

Marissa Dyck, portraitThe Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Marissa Dyck discussing “Dracula’s menagerie: a multi-species occupancy analysis of lynx, wildcats and wolves in Transylvania” on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Dyck is a graduate student in Biological Sciences. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572 United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference […]

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Posted on 10/02/2020