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Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachis vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

The post Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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Ohio University alum Dr. Marlis Rahman passed away on July 28, 2018, at the age of 76, according to his Wikipedia biography. He earned an M.S. in Botany, followed by a Ph.D. in 1989 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. His academic career at Andalas University included […]

The post Alumni News | Rahman, Former Governor of Sumatra, Passes Away appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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Dr. Larry D. Cribben, the first Plant Biology doctoral student at Ohio University, passed away July 5, 2018, at the age of 78, according to his obituary. He was a professor for 25 years at Montclair State University in New Jersey. He was awarded emeritus status in 1997. He published […]

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Dr. Jared DeForest, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, authored a journal article supporting the microbial mining hypothesis that nutrient acquisition drives decay rates, challenging the paradigm that substrate stoichiometry controls decomposition. This research provides evidence that phosphorus plays an important role in the capacity of Ohio forests to […]

The post DeForest Article Examines Leaf Decay, Carbon Cycling in Temperate Forest 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 11

Dr. Sarah Wyatt receives Purdue's 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Award in March.The Purdue University College of Agriculture honored Dr. Sarah Wyatt with its 2019 Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award. Wyatt earned a Ph.D. in 1995 from Purdue’s College of Agriculture. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and and Director of Molecular & Cellular Biology at Ohio University. “Sarah’s research is […]

The post Purdue Honors Wyatt with Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award 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 05

Ava Heller works in the lab.Ava Heller’s summer job is researching data from seedlings grown in microgravity aboard the International Space Station. Already the recipient of the 2019 Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Heller added a prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship carries […]

The post From the International Space Station to an OHIO Lab appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alumna Emily Keil-Loudner ’14,’16M found that her role as Quality Control Technician II at Quidel lets her explore both her interestsenvironmental science and laboratory […]

The post Happy Beginnings | Keil-Loudner Leaps from Plant Biology to Antibodies at Quidel appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 27

Jana House and Morgan Vis, holding their plaquesFrom Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences faculty are among the four recipients of the 2019-20 University Professors: Dr. Jana B. Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography Dr. Morgan L. Vis, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology The University Professor program recognizes outstanding teaching at the university, and benefits faculty […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 25

Dr. Art Trese talks to visiting students about the OHIO Student Farm operation.Students and faculty piled into buses and made their way down West State Street to enjoy the beautiful evening outside. For some, this was their first visit to the OHIO Student Farm, while others were more familiar with the wonderful spot just a mile from campus. Dr. Theresa Moran, the […]

The post Sustainable Living Seminar Visits OHIO Student Farm appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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Johnny Murray and John Corcella of the Renaissance Engineers help a child collect and measure water runoff from models of green and traditional rooftops. They build this system using an aquarium, rooftop shingles and the plant, Sedum.Dr. Kim Thompson, Environmental & Plant Biology Lecturer, received a $10,000 Zero Impact Fund award from PepsiCo for her proposed project, Advancing Sustainability at Ohio University with a Green Roof. Green roofs incorporate vegetation on rooftops, increasing energy efficiency through insulation and heat offsets, reducing and purifying stormwater runoff, increasing […]

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