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Chemistry & Biochemistry alum can be found in research labs, corporate board rooms, law firms, hospitals, and more. Read more about their recent awards and accomplishments 

Recent Alumni Awards & Accomplishments

Alumni News | Carey Busch Named Interim Dean of University College

Carey Busch, portraitFrom Ohio University News Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs named Ohio University alumna Dr. Carey Busch as the Interim Dean of University College. She replaces Dr. Sayrs, who was named provost effective March 9. Busch earned a B.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the College of Arts […]

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Posted on 03/29/2020

Quidel Joins Fight Against COVID-19 Outbreak with Fast, Accurate Diagnostic Tool

quidel logoQuidel Corp., which employs many Ohio University alumni in Athens, joins the fight against COVID-19 outbreak with fast, accurate diagnostic tool, according to a news release. The company announced on March 17 that it received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a molecular COVID-19 diagnostic […]

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Posted on 03/21/2020

Alumni News | Tomlinson Breaking New Ground in Cancer Screening

Heather Baird Tomlinson, portraitOhio Today writes about Ohio University alumna Heather Baird Tomlinson, director of clinical operations at biotechnology company Promega Corp., where she is spearheading the development of a cancer screening test. Tomlinson was a Cutler Scholar and earned a B.S. in Chemistry-Biochemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO […]

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Posted on 03/05/2020

Message from the Chair | New Building, New Board, New Opportunities

North elevation view of new chemistry building, showing three-story building.By Stephen Bergmeier Professor & Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry Greetings from Athens! I hope your New Year is off to a good start. This year brings exciting new developments for the department. Everyone in the department is looking forward to moving into the new Chemistry building. Phase 1 is […]

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Posted on 02/14/2020

Professors Find New Compound with Therapeutic Potential

Ohio University professors (Left to Right) Douglas Goetz, Stephen C. Bergmeier and Kelly McCall led team discovery of a new compound with therapeutic potential.From Ohio University news Imagine discovering a compound that has the potential to create therapeutic opportunities for a plethora of diseases. Ohio University professors from three different colleges, along with the support of many students, faculty members and staff, may have just done that. Dr. Douglas Goetz, Dr. Kelly McCall, […]

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Posted on 02/10/2020

Career Week | STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Industry Panel, Jan. 29

Dustin Starkey, portraitOhio University students are invited to a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Industry Panel featuring three Ohio University alumni from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on  Jan. 29 at the CoLab in Alden Library 301. Light refreshments will be offered after the panel. This event is part of the […]

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Posted on 01/01/2020

OHIO Today: Grasselli Brown Shares Love for Science, Knowledge

Jeanette Grasselli Brown, portraitOHIO Today writes about Ohio University alumna Jeanette Grasselli Brown in a story headlined “OHIO gifts share knowledge, wisdom, and love.” Grasselli Brown earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science by the university. The Frontiers […]

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Posted on 12/30/2019

Happy Beginnings | Ordich Utilizes M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture in Election Law Work

Devin Ordich, portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Devin Ordich ’18, ’19M is putting her interests in forensics and justice to work in election campaign finance at a law firm in […]

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Posted on 12/05/2019

Malinski, Hua Research Shows ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Is Only as Unhealthy as its Composition

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, portraitFrom Ohio University News New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), also known as “bad cholesterol,” is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL, which is incorrect more often than not. The presence of LDL is […]

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Posted on 11/21/2019

Alumni News | Ulloa Writes on Shoulder Dislocation and Related Injuries

Dr. Sergio A. UlloaOhio University alum Dr. Sergio A. Ulloa authored a column in the Athens Messanger headlined “Beneath the blade: shoulder dislocation and related injuries.” Ulloa earned a B.S. in Chemistry Pre-Medicine from the College of Arts & Sciences and a D.O. from the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Have you seen […]

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Posted on 10/31/2019