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Class of 2021 | Madi Moore is First OHIO Honors Program Graduate

Madi Moore, portraitExcerpted from Ohio University News Before Madi Moore set foot on Ohio University’s campus as a biochemistry major in the first full cohort of the OHIO Honors Program in fall 2019, she had earned two associate’s degrees. That previous coursework, completed during her last two years of high school through […]

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Posted on 04/28/2021

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee, with Leadership Awards logoTen Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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Posted on 04/15/2021

Chemistry Student Gets Student Enhancement Award for Research

Abhijit Sukul: Examining the role of small RNA as a regulator of primary to secondary wall transitionFrom Ohio University News A Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student is among 21 students receiving Ohio University Student Enhancement Award funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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Posted on 03/29/2021

The Analytical Scientist Interviews Harrington on Using Artificial Intelligence in Analytical Chemistry

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, portrait in officeThe Analytical Scientist interviewed Dr. Peter Harrington about whether artificial intelligence is an answer for big data questions in a story headlined Do Androids Dream of Analytical Chemistry? Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, discusses his work on chemotyping botanical medicines, specifically cannabis, using machine learning (also […]

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Posted on 03/25/2021

WOUB Interviews Hines on Search for Way to Shut Down Coronavirus

Jennifer Hines, portrait in officeWOUB’s David Forster interviews Dr. Jennifer Hines in a piece headlined Ohio University Scientists Search For A Way To Shut Down Coronavirus. Hines is professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. …First, viruses are always mutating, which makes it challenging to treat them. Each significant mutation requires a new […]

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Posted on 02/11/2021

Harrington Elected to Coblentz Society Governing Board, Publishes in 4 Journals

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, portrait in officeDr. Peter Harrington, Professor of  Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, was elected to the Governing Board of the Coblentz Society and will serve a four-year term. The Coblentz Society was found in 1954 and its mission is to foster the understanding and application of vibrational spectroscopy. Harrington was described […]

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Posted on 02/04/2021

Hines, Chemistry Students ID Potential Achilles Heel of COVID-19 Virus

From left, Hannah Boesger, Emily Marino and Dr. Jennifer HinesFrom Ohio University News While the world awaits broad distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, researchers at Ohio University just published highly significant and timely results in the search for another way to stop the virus — by disrupting its RNA and its ability to reproduce. Dr.  Jennifer Hines, a professor in […]

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Posted on 01/20/2021

White and Pordel Study Impact of Bulky Ligands on Photochemical CO Release

Jessica White’s research on metal complexes is relevant for medical research.Dr. Jessica White and fourth-year doctoral student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of steric bulk on photoinduced ligand exchange reactions in Mn(I) photoCORMs” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the Molecular & […]

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Posted on 01/13/2021

Wu Named 2020 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholar

Shiyong Wu, portraitFrom Ohio University News Dr. Shiyong Wu is one of five faculty members named 2020 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholars for excellence in the fields of arts and humanities, and life and biomedical sciences. Wu is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, a member […]

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Posted on 12/09/2020

Malinski Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Tadeusz Malinski, portraitFrom Ohio University News Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry Tadeusz Malinski has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. “Dr. Malinski’s research has far-reaching implications in the nanomedical field, a highly important field that contributes to the well-being of […]

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Posted on 12/08/2020