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Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increasedantimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand howN. gonorrhoeaepersists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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Dr. Scott Hooper, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-edited a book on Neurobiology of Motor Control. Fundamental Concepts and New Directions for Wiley Blackwell Publishers. The book provides A multi-disciplinary look at the current state of knowledge regarding motor control and movementfrom molecular biology to robotics. Abstract: The last two decades […]

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The Bios Advising and Resource Room (or the BARR) exists to help science students thrive. The BARR consists of 15 peer advisers this year. The BARR, originally created to assist students in introductory biology and to help first-year students adjust to and learn about Ohio University, now has expanded to […]

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  Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, recently was selected to present his research at the Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Diseases in Waterville Valley, NH. Carroll studies the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. The research he presented was carried out by a graduate student in his lab, Rebecca Keogh, […]

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  Two Biological Sciences graduate students earned their degrees this summer. Xuan Wang graduated with a Ph.D. The title of her thesis “Internalization of extracellular ATP by cancer cells and its functional roles in cancer drug resistance” focused on mechanisms of cancer drug resistance promoted by extracellular ATP in tumor […]

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By Amanda Biederman Neurons will fire across Lake Hope Lodge on Oct. 7 as Ohio Universitys neuroscientists convene to discuss their research in the first annual Neuroscience Research Day. The event, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, is designed to unite members […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 02

From Compass In an article published last week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Ohio University paleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The new species is a member of the gigantic long-neck sauropods, and its fossil remains were recovered from Cretaceous-age (70-100 million years ago) rocks in […]

The post Biology Grad Helps Discover New Species of Sauropod Dinosaur in Tanzania appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 28

From the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine News Nathan Katz, Amy Mehlman ’17 and Rosemary Oaks are just the type of high-achieving student the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine hoped to attract when it launched its Early Assurance Programs in 2013. The three first-year medical students are all […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 28

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Morgan Olmstead graduated in Spring 2016 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences and minor in Anthropology and a Certificate in Global Health from Ohio University. The […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 25

By Kyle Brooks 17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As they say, all good things must come to an end. Back in May, I published a post on this Forum about the beginning of my internship with Wayne National Forest. That internship has since come to an end, and I […]

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