Stories tagged with: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

New chemistry professor brings expertise in nanomaterials for energy and sustainability

May 11, 2023 Dr. Wenyang Gao joins OHIO in the fall, bringing expertise in the synthetic innovation of advanced nanomaterials that can be leveraged to address critical issues in energy and sustainability.

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.

OHIO craft brewing courses on tap for this summer

April 12, 2023 Jackie O's Brewpub is on tap to brew a beer designed by OHIO University students in Michael Held's brewing science class. Held is offering several brewing courses this summer.

Hiding in plain sight: Hines group uncovers new class of medicinal compounds that target RNA

February 12, 2023 Chemistry students in Jennifer Hines' lab uncovered a new class of compounds that can target RNA and disrupt its function, a discovery that could be used in the development of RNA-targeted medicines.

Jixin Chen discovers new reaction rate in solution, with implications for industrial, biological processes

December 8, 2022 While the world watches the soccer world cup, chemist Jixin Chen is studying another kind of "ball" and discovering that a 100-year-old collision theory doesn't stand up to 21st century calculations.

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.

Shiyong Wu lab showcases student, alumna researchers at American Society for Photobiology meeting

November 16, 2022 Shiyong Wu took students to the American Society for Photobiology meeting this fall to showcase their research on ultraviolet exposure and basal cell skin cancer.

Howard Dewald helps unlock new method for testing protein-based drugs

October 4, 2022 A 15-year collaboration between chemists Howard Dewald and Hao Chen recently contributed to the unlocking of a new method for testing protein-based drugs .

Mock Trial names team, including nine first-year students

September 29, 2022 The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students, including nine first-year students, for two teams for the 2022-23 academic year.

Chemistry lab students predict spread of COVID-19 with kinetics models

August 9, 2022 Students in the spring kinetics lab predicted daily COVID-19 cases in the state of Ohio through fall 2022.

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

22 College of Arts and Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

June 15, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees has approved 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23 academic year.

Engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs recognized for new patents, Konneker Medals

May 19, 2022 Students, faculty and staff who took steps to move their discoveries to commercialized outcomes for the benefit of society were recognized at Ohio University’s annual Inventors Dinner.

OHIO welcomes Dr. Akiko Noda to campus as Glidden Visiting Professor from Chubu University

April 23, 2022 Dr. Akiko Noda spent four weeks in Athens as the Robert Glidden Visiting Professor from Chubu University.

Colleagues mourn loss of graduate student Bernardo David Bastidas Mayorga

March 28, 2022 The College of Arts and Sciences mourns the loss of Bernardo David Bastidas Mayorga, a third-year doctoral student in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department who passed away on Saturday, March 26.