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Dr. Morgan Vis, and two graduate students presented research on freshwater red algae at the Phycological Society of Americas annual meeting June 4-8 at Monterrey, CA. Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on Biogeographic trends in Freshwater Red Algae. Abstract: Molecular systematics research has […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 14

By Trevor Somogyi ’18 and Emily Penn ’19 Hello! This is the first of many blog posts written by the botany interns that aims to inform the public on all the cool things we’re doing during our summer at the Wayne National Forest. First, a little background on our internship […]

The post These Botanists are Really ‘Lichen’ Their Internship at the Wayne appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 09

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received an NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) award of $136,617 for her research on OPUS: Synthesizing systematic research of freshwater red algae. Vis has been researching the systematics, biogeography and ecology of these algae for more […]

The post Vis Gets NSF OPUS Grant for Book on Freshwater Red Algae appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 16

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Progress and pitfalls in understanding the fossil record of the water clover family (Marsileaceae)” at the 34th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at the University of Michigan May 12-14. Abstract: The majority of the fossil record of Marsileaceae […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Undergraduate student Stacy Welker presented a poster on “Enigmatic four-chambered fruits from the Neogene Gray Fossil Site, eastern Tennessee” at the 34th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at the University of Michigan May 12-14. The poster was co-authored by another undergraduate student, Caroline Siegert of Honors Tutorial College, as well as Dr. […]

The post Welker Presents Poster on Fruits from Tennessee’s Gray Fossil Site appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Dr. David Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, co-authored an article on “Leaf and canopy scale drivers of genotypic variation in soybean response to elevated carbon dioxide concentration” in Global Change Biology. Co-authors on the article are Alvaro Sanz-Saez, Robert P. Koester, Christopher M. Montes, […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 09

Two Environmental & Plant Biology researchers published the article Mesophyll conductance among soybean cultivars sets a tradeoff between photosynthesis and water-use March 7 in Plant Physiology. Nicholas Tomeo is a graduate student, and Dr. David Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. Abstract: Photosynthetic efficiency is a critical […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 09

WOUB premiers Plants Behaving Badly, a two-part series that investigates carnivorous plants in its first installment, airing Wednesday, May 3, at 10 p.m. on WOUB-HD, WOUB Athens (20.1) and WOUC Cambridge (44.1). The second installment, which looks at orchids and their stealthy methods of attracting pollinators, broadcasts Wednesday, May 10 […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

The post AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13 appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

Research by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell and two Ohio University alumni was featured on the cover of the April 2017 edition of American Journal of Botany. Their articleExtending the fossil record of Polytrichaceae: Early Cretaceous Meantoinea alophosioides gen. et sp. nov., permineralized gametophytes with gemma cups from Vancouver Islanddiscusses […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 26

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