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Chen Publishes ‘Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in Super-Resolution Single DNA Fluorescence Imaging’

Dr. Jixin Chen in white lab coatDr. Jixin Chen, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, co-authored a paper on “Photobleaching of YOYO-1 in super-resolution single DNA fluorescence imaging.” Chen is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Pyle, JR; Chen, JX Source: BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, Volume 9, Issue 74, p.809-811; […]

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Posted on 07/29/2019

Saeedi Wins Poster Award at Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 Meeting

Chemistry graduate student Sima Saeedi presented her research during the Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 meeting (OoPS 2019) and was awarded an “Outstanding Poster Award” out of 56 student contestants. Saeedi is working in the research group of Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 06/03/2019

OHIO Researchers Characterize Surface Defect States for Solar Device Development

Dr. Jixin Chen in white lab coatA team of Ohio University researchers recently published a paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that describes the mechanism by which lead halide perovskite nanoparticles blink under light illumination. This research may aid in the development of more efficient and more stable solar cell and LED devices. The paper, titled […]

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Posted on 05/31/2019

White Discusses Transition Metal Complexes for Cancer Treatment

Jessica WhiteBy Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, shared her latest research results on transition metal complexes in a talk as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series on April 18. White’s group has been focusing on the preparation of […]

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Posted on 05/06/2019

White Speaks on Renewable Energy at NQPI Seminar

Dr. Travis White, portrait in officeBy Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern OHIO Chemistry & Biochemistry Professor Travis A. White discussed his research on alternative energy methods on March 28 as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series. White, who joined OHIO’s faculty in the fall of 2016, conducts fundamental research to improve […]

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Posted on 04/19/2019

Faik, Held Get USDA Grant to Develop Cell Wall Analytical Tools

Michael Held, portrait in labDr. Ahmed Faik, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, is the principal investigator on a one-year $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative exploratory research grant program for a project titled “Developing A High-Throughput Analytical Tool For Plant Cell Wall […]

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Posted on 04/07/2019

Bergmeier, McMills Honored for Patent Filings at Innovation Dinner

Executive Vice President and Provost Chaden Djalali (middle) awards Douglas Goetz (left) and Stephen Bergmeier (right) with U.S. patent plaques.From Research Communications Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Dr. Stephen Bergmeier and Dr. Mark McMills were recognized by Ohio University during the Inventors Dinner Feb. 21. They were among those recognized for engaging with the university’s Technology Transfer Office over the past year to commercialize their research findings by protecting their […]

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Posted on 03/08/2019

Chen Offers an Unusual Mechanism of Florescence Quenching

By Ling Xin NQPI Writing Intern A recent study at the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) offers new insights into the mechanism of florescence quenching, a process in which the light emitted by excited molecules goes out quickly. By proposing that the phenomenon actually rises from intermolecular transfer rather […]

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Posted on 03/04/2019

EAS Outstanding Achievements in Chemometrics Award Goes to Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, portrait in officeThe Eastern Analytical Symposium announced in January that Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, is honored with the 2019 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for Outstanding Achievements in Chemometrics. “Dr. Harrington’s award from the Eastern Analytical Symposium is well-earned recognition for his contributions to […]

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Posted on 02/27/2019

Harrington Editorial Introduces Importance of AI, Intelligent Chemical Instruments

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, portrait in officeDr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, wrote an editorial for the special issue on New Frontiers in Chemometrics that he guest edited for the Journal of Analysis and Testing. His article “Chemometrics in the Age of Intelligent Chemical Instruments” notes that “we are presently living through […]

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Posted on 02/25/2019