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Kyle Brooks, portrait with bird of preyOhio University alumni will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 21. STEMstart is a quick start program designed to help science students transition from high school into college-level biology, chemistry and math courses. Students come to Ohio University a week before fall classes. get immersed […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 18

Dr. Donald Miles, portraitDr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, was extensively quoted in a Behemian article headlined “Lizard Vision : Groundbreaking lizard extinction research could predict the wrath of climate changeand what to do about it.” …Sinervos frequent research collaborator Donald Miles, a fellow lizard expert and professor at […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 15

Naturalist Adam Hunt with Earl, the Great Horned OwlEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Adam Hunt ’18 B.S. in Marine Freshwater Environmental Biology Working in the fish lab has been an incredible experience for my career. Honestly, I wish […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 05

Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Alpha-Syn Aggregates in Parkinsons Disease From Compass Dr. Daewoo Lee, Professor of Biological Sciences, received a Baker Fund grant of $11,905 to further his research on the abundant neuronal protein a-Synuclein (a-Syn), which is responsible for the abnormal production of Lewy bodies, resulting in several neurodegenerative diseases […]

The post Lee Receives Baker Award for Research on Neuronal Protein a-Synuclein appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 10

Max Annable at West Point Academy, overlooking a river in the backgroundSix Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend eight to 12 months working to promote international education and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe and South America, according to an Ohio University news release. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 06

Graduate student Neil Hamrick collects swordtail fish in Belize.Four Biological Sciences students traveled to the Cayo District in Belize in March to find field sites and collect the swordtail fish Xiphophorus helleri. The students were M.S. student Neil Hamrick, Ph.D. student Meredith Fitschen-Brown, undergraduate Aaron Solitt ’19, and Ph.D. student Anthony Gilbert. “The trip to Belize was an […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

From left, Dr. Corinne Nielsen and Samantha SelhorstWhen the Honors Tutorial College recognized outstanding mentorship at its May 3 graduate reception, one of four Distinguished Mentor awards went to Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences. Nielsen was nominated by Samantha Selhorst, a graduating HTC Neurosciences student, who completed senior thesis research in Nielsens lab. See […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 14

Samantha Selhorst, portrait  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 14

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences), shown at lab deskDr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 14

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow fliesSpring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phaseand it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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biological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 06

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