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Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 24

As freshmen head to Bobcat Student Orientation, they also can start thinking about how to be successful in the sciences through STEMstart, a weeklong quick-start experience designed to help freshmen transition from high school to college-level biology, chemistry, and math courses. STEMstart will help new biology and chemistry students get […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 24

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As my graduation date crept closer and closer, the stress that comes with the uncertainty of beginning a new chapter in life set in. I had spent the last four years of my life pursuing an undergraduate degree in wildlife and […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 22

By Devon Cottrill When you say a national forest, most people envision large oaks or even maples whose tree tops block out the sun while you’re meandering down a hiking or biking trail. When someone says you work with wildlife, most think of the “cute-fuzzy-lovable” wildlife like bears, bobcats, wolves, […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 19

From Compass Dr. Jodie Foster, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, was named the winner of the Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2017-20. Foster teaches courses on human anatomy and physiology and topics in biological science for non-majors. The other finalists for the award were Rebecca Code (Biomedical Sciences), Pamela […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 12

Dr. Robert Colvin contributed a chapter in the book Metals in the Brain. Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His chapter is on “Current Methods Used to Probe and Quantify Intracellular Total and Free Zn(II) Dynamics, and Subcellular Distribution […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Dr. Robert Colvin and graduate student Cheng Qian attended Experimental Biology 2017, held April 22-26 in Chicago, and presented a poster on “Microtubule Affinity Regulating Kinase-2 inhibition: Synthetic Peptide Mimetics of Human Tau Repeat Domains Reduce Tau Phosphorylation in Rat Primary Neurons.” Colvin is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

The post AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13 appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 Ohio University Research Committee faculty awards for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 23

Eight College of Arts & Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards in spring 2017. Three of them are from Environmental & Plant Biology. And Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program […]

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

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