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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

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus.From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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Posted on 12/17/2019

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan CananBy Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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Posted on 12/04/2019

4 Plant Biology Graduate Students Earn $1,000 Research Grants from Arts & Sciences

Allison Paolucci, portraitFour Ohio University graduate students from the Environmental & Plant Biology Department received $1,000 grants from the College of Arts & Sciences Fall 2019 Graduate Student Research Fund. One of the students also is associated with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program and the Nanoscale Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI). Anne Sternberger, […]

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Posted on 12/03/2019

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

White and Pordel Use NMR, Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Impact of Ligand Set During Light-Activated CO Release

Dr. Jessica White, portrait in officeDr. Jessica White and third-year Ph.D. student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of Mn(I) photoCORM ligand set on photochemical intermediate formation during visible light-activated CO release” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the […]

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Posted on 11/12/2019

Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics, Nov. 19

Careers and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices and DiagnosticsOhio University students are invited to Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics on Nov. 19, from 4 to  8:15 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. RSVP on Handshake. This event brings together students, educators, scientists, and industry executives and entrepreneurs from around the globe who are […]

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Posted on 11/02/2019

Notable Alumni | Jon Wang Pioneers Research in Oncology and Gene Therapy

Jon Wang, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Jon Wang ’93 Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology Dr. Xinzhong “Jon” Wang is an accomplished […]

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Posted on 10/19/2019

Notable Alumni | Timothy Coleman Tackles Health Issues from Allergies to Oncology

Timothy Coleman, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Timothy Coleman ’91 Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology Timothy Coleman’s scientific expertise in the life sciences […]

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Posted on 10/18/2019

Plant Biology Students Present Research at Graduate Symposium

Several PBIO students discussing their research with PBIO Faculty and other PBIO students during graduate symposiumOhio University’s Environmental & Plant Biology Department hosted its annual Graduate Symposium on Friday, Sept. 13.   New graduate student Roseanna “Anna” Crowell gave an oral presentation on her undergraduate work on organelle genomes of Nitzschia palea and Durinskia baltica. Crowell along with Peifeng Yu, Kelsey N.Bryant, and Anne L. […]

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Posted on 10/08/2019