Stories tagged with: Department of Biological Sciences

Viorel Popescu to discuss future for Ohio bobcats at Oct. 5 Science Café

September 29, 2022 Science Café features Viorel Popescu discussing "The Secret Lives of the #RealBobcatsofOhio" at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the Baker Center Theater and via YouTube.

Biology alumnus inspires OHIO Wildlife and Nature Photography Scholarship competition

September 12, 2022 Ohio University students are invited to submit their best Athens County nature pics to the OHIO Wildlife and Nature Photography Scholarship Competition.

Alumni News | Ryan Wagner turns his grad school, camera focus on mudpuppy salamanders

September 10, 2022 Ryan Wagner has left a lot of footprints across the state of Ohio—most of them muddy ones.

Professors to hold information sessions about spring break biology program in Panama, Sept. 14, 16 and 19

September 1, 2022 Students are invited to an information session about OHIO's Tropical Biology Program in Panama, a field course where students will spend spring break 2023 in Panama.

Cassandra Thompson shows danger to frogs from pesticide; points to a solution

August 31, 2022 Cassandra Thompson's research highlights the need to understand the tradeoffs of using pesticides on invasive species and the effects on vulnerable species such as amphibians.

Nine Arts and Sciences retiring professors approved for emeriti status

June 30, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved emeriti status at its June meeting for nine College of Arts and Sciences professors upon their retirement from Ohio University.

25 Arts and Sciences faculty promoted, 15 granted tenure

June 29, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in June to award promotion to 25 College of Arts and Sciences faculty member

What Emily Marino didn't expect to find in the lab

April 6, 2022 From Emily Marino's first day as a Bobcat, she knew she would be spending a lot of time in a lab, conducting experiments, and writing her Honors Tutorial College senior thesis.

Neither wind nor ice could stop Kelly Love's fieldwork

April 6, 2022 Kelly Love, a graduate student in the M.S. in Environmental Studies program, is looking at different methods to determine the health of an ecosystem.

Riley Sombathy studies rings in dinosaur legs to see how they grew

April 2, 2022 Riley Sombathy says nothing is more exciting than when he looks into the microscope and the rings appear on the slice of ancient Allosaurus bone.

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

March 23, 2022 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work.

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Ronan Carroll receives Rakowski Award, continues research into genetics of Staphylococcal infections

December 20, 2021 Ronan Carroll, Ph.D., recently received the Robert F. Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research for breakthrough work involving non-traditional RNA and Staphylococcus bacterial infections.

Notable Alumni | Aiden Shearer Developed First Genetic Test for Deafness, Now Seeks Gene Therapy

October 25, 2019 Aiden “Eliot” Shearer developed the first genetic test panel for deafness OtoSCOPE®, new technology that has revolutionized the understanding of human hearing loss.

Notable Alumni | George Lucas Journeys from ‘Appalachia Boy’ to Prominent Hand Surgeon

October 20, 2019 Dr. George L. Lucas retired from active practice as an orthopaedic surgeon and university professor at the age of 80, but he’s volunteering to get better health-care to under-served communities.

Notable Alumni | Dean DellaPenna Looks for ‘Vitamin Genes’ in Corn

October 20, 2019 Dr. Dean DellaPenna says it’s a “golden period” for researchers as genome studies shed new light on plant metabolism.