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Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, and students from her lab were co-authors on an article on “Transcriptome assembly and candidate genes involved in nutritional programming in the swordtail fish Xiphophorus multilineatus” in the journal PeerJ. Two Ohio University undergraduate alumni also were co-authors on the […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 21

Four undergraduate Biological Sciences students received awards from the John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund. These awards provide up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational medical research and scholarly activities. Recipient: Mitchell Harberson,Biological Sciences Mentor: Kevin […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 17

  Pratik Shriwas, a graduate student in Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $9,998 for his project on In vitro and in vivo characterization of novel anticancer therapeutics. His mentor is […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 17

Donnie Pickel, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $15,000 for his project on The Use of Membrane-Associated Complement Inhibitors by Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Immune Evasion. His […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 16

Christian Showalter, graduate student in Biological Sciences and the Molecular and Cellular Biology program, received a John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Research Fellowship Award. He received $14,747 for his project on Effects of MicroRNA on Breast Cancer Metastasis through the Bloodstream. His adviser for […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 16

The National Forests of the Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2018 summer season. To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov. Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on December 1, 2017, and will remain open through December 7, 2017. […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 15

Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty.The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as herpetology. The seventh […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 15

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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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 08

Ohio University undergraduate students Kyra Reisenfeld and Chance Patznick presented their research at the Ohio Avian Research Conference at Dennison University on Oct. 14 to an audience that included governmental, non-governmental, and university researchers as well as amateur ornithologists and interested community members. The Biological Sciences students are doing undergraduate […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 03

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciencesfaculty 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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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 03

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