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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

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

Jon Wang, portraitBy Regina Yoong Editor’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 […]

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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

Biological Sciences & MCB Graduate Students Contribute to Patent Development

Pratik Shriwas, portraitPrevious and current Biological Sciences and Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate students contributed, as part of their Ph.D. dissertations, to supporting research for two patents received by Ohio University faculty. Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors during an awards ceremony Feb. 21. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who […]

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Posted on 04/17/2019

Alumni News | Gai Featured for Bringing Research Experience to Cancer Treatment

Dr. Bill Gai, portraitThe Carroll County Times (Maryland) interviewed Dr. Bill Gai in a story headlined “Dr. Bill Gai brings medical research expertise to cancer treatment at Carroll Hospital.” Gai earned a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. A new oncologist began seeing […]

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Posted on 05/07/2018

MCB Alum | Elahu Gosney Sustarsic Finds ‘Dream Job’ in Denmark

Zack Gerhart-Hines, Elahu Gosney Sustarsic and John Kopchick, Copenhagen, 2015  By Elahu Gosney Sustarsic ’03 B.S. in Chemistry—Biochemistry and ’13 Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology—Biological Sciences My time at Ohio University with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program prepared me well for my current research. Specifically, the mentorship of John Kopchick, Darlene Berryman and Ed List taught me […]

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Posted on 07/13/2017

MCB Alum Studies Human Grown Hormone and Eye Disease

Juan Ding '09Ph.D.Ohio University alum Dr. Juan Ding continues to follow a translational path of “bench to bedside” and the philosophy of her Ph.D. adviser and mentor Dr. John Kopchick, Goll Ohio Eminent Scholar. Ding is a 2009 alum of the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biological Sciences. […]

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Posted on 05/27/2015

10 Students, Faculty Get Inaugural Kopchick Awards for Research

From Compass Ten Ohio University students and one faculty member have received funding from three new research awards programs supported by a gift from John and Char Kopchick and contributions from five academic colleges and administrative units. The scientists received a total of more than $79,000 in grants and fellowships […]

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Posted on 12/23/2014

Chemistry & Microbiology Alum Studies How Brain Repairs Itself After Stroke

Ohio University alum Dr. Michelle H. Theus, a neuroscientist at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, says she hopes that a better understanding of how the brain restores blood flow to damaged tissue following a stroke will offer new treatment clues for a leading cause of […]

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Posted on 03/20/2014