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By Kate Nichols NQPI editorial intern Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala graduated from Ohio University with his Ph.D. in physics in 2016. His research focused on the fabrication of solar cells and III-V Nitrides using a sputtering method and characterization of solar cells and thin films. Jakkala has most recently served as […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 15

ByRyan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Honorary degree recipient Venkatraman Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Nobel Prize laureate and OHIO alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. “A graduate of Ohio University, Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society and Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, portrait with ribosome art from bookcover.By Lori Bauer As Nobel laureate and Ohio University alumnus Venki Ramakrishnan painted the big picture of his journey from graduate school in Athens to a molecular lab in Britain, he also showed the tiniest picture of life. It’s a discovery that won a Nobel prize, helps solve the riddle […]

The post Nobel Laureate Decodes Answers about Life’s Beginning, Medicine’s Future appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Venkatraman Venki Ramakrishnan was 19 years old when he left his home in Baroda, India to join the Ohio University community in 1971. A first-year graduate student in physics, he had never dreamed that he would one day earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, portrait with ribosome art from bookcover.WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnusDr. Venki Ramakrishnan in a story headlined “Royal Society President Explains Ribosomes & Charts His Career for Podcast.” Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, a molecular biologist, is president of the Royal Society in Great Britain, the same organization formerly headed by Sir […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, portrait with ribosome art from bookcover.A colloquium features Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan discussing “Termination of Translation in Bacteria and Eukaryotes” on Thursday, May 2, at 11 a.m. in the Baker Center Theater. His book Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome will be available for […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 01

Dr. Gabriela Popa, portarit in her officeMy name is Alena and I am in your adopted physics class. Most of the things in your profile description I didn’t understand very well, but I wanted to ask, how do you deform a nucleus and how would you study such a thing? Also, how do you use physics […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 06

Colorful book cover for Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the RibosomeCP Rajendran of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research reviews Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan’s new book Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosomein an article headlined “The Day of the Outsider.” Ramakrishnan earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 21

Colorful book cover for Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the RibosomeOhio University alum and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan authored a new book titled Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome. Ramakrishnan earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. “Ramakrishnanis an Indian-born American and British structural biologist. […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 06

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