Stories tagged with: Department of Biological Sciences
Ronan Carroll: Taking the fight against a dangerous microbe to its RNA
May 3, 2023 Ronan Carroll's team is looking for ways to stop a potent killer, one that is getting adept at resisting antibiotics: Staphylococcus aureus.
Commencement Spotlight: Hayden Higginbotham
May 3, 2023 Hayden Higginbotham originally chose OHIO for the affordable cost, but soon came to realize that he made the right decision because of the people he would meet at Ohio University.
Commencement Spotlight: Alicia Weadock
April 26, 2023 After graduation, Alicia Weadock will be attending OHIO’s Heritage College of Medicine for medical school with the hopes of becoming a family medicine physician and practicing in a rural area.
Professor Daewoo Lee awarded NIH grant to study how pathogenic protein spreads in Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia
April 24, 2023 Daewoo Lee will probe how a pathogenic protein is able to spread in the brain, leading to progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia.
OHIO recognizes faculty, student and alumni inventors, including 11 patent recipients
April 20, 2023 Ohio University recognized dozens of faculty, student, staff and alumni researchers who submitted intellectual property disclosures and 11 projects that received patents in 2022.
The efforts behind a greener Ohio University
April 17, 2023 Every day, students, faculty and staff work to make Ohio University a more climate-friendly place to live and learn.
Eight graduate students win cash awards in Three Minute Thesis competition
March 14, 2023 Eight graduate students won cash awards at the Ohio University Three Minute Thesis Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on Feb. 23.
Ohio University researchers Patrick O’Connor and Riley Sombathy co-author paper published in Science on body size evolution in dinosaurs
February 23, 2023 Researchers including OHIO professor Patrick O’Connor and Ph.D. student Riley Sombathy discovered through examining the bones of dinosaurs there was no relationship between growth rate and body size.
OHIO researcher investigates first assessment of livestock predation risk from brown bears in Romania
February 8, 2023 Researchers from the University of Bucharest, Ohio University, and several management agencies and environmental NGOs has assessed livestock predation across a number of factors.
University community mourns Biology Professor Emeritus Scott Moody
January 19, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Associate Professor Emeritus Scott Moody, whose research and teaching affected students for more than four decades.
Alumnus Eric Gorscak's 'inner kid' loves his career discovering deep-time dinosaurs and ecosystems
January 9, 2023 Professor Nancy Stevens substitute teaching in Eric Gorscak's undergraduate paleontology class might have been serendipity, but Gorscak didn't leave anything to chance.
Marissa Dyck awarded American Society of Mammologists' highest award for a graduate student
January 6, 2023 Marissa Dyck was awarded the 2022 American Society of Mammologists Fellowship. Mammals — specifically carnivores such as lynx, wolves, bobcats, and coyotes — are the focus of Dyck's research.
Alumna Kelly McCall veered into a research career fighting autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
December 21, 2022 Kelly McCall thought she was headed to dentistry school. But as graduation loomed, she changed her major to biological sciences and found herself on a very different health-care related path.
2022-23 Presidential Research Scholars are explorers of human history and scientific discovery
December 13, 2022 Ohio University has named four professors as its 2022-23 Presidential Research Scholars: Neil Bernstein, Ronan Carroll, Katherine Jellison, and Patrick O’Connor.
29 students receive Provost Undergraduate Research Fund awards
December 7, 2022 The Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF) award program provided 29 students with a total of $40,446 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall.