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05/28/2020
First online Undergraduate Research Forum feedback: "Fantastic"
Screenshot of a poster presentation from the Webex-based undergraduate research forum. Participants appreciated the moderator feature (Carole Dabney-Smith and Yoshi Tomoyasu moderated the session above) for the online poster sessions."I, along with many others, appreciate the opportunity to still be able to share and celebrate our research even though we are not on campus," one student commented.
05/27/2020
Graduate student places in Three Minute Thesis competition
The goal of 3MTĀ® is simple: effectively present your research in a way that individuals outside of your discipline would understand, all in three minutes.
05/21/2020
The Humanities Center presents Laptop Lectures
Pepper Stetler, associate professor of art history and associate director of the Humanities Center at Miami University, recently organized the Laptop Lectures series to keep people engaged in the humanities during this pandemic.
05/21/2020
Miami University researchers collaborate with PsyBio Therapeutics
Jones and his team of students discovered a way to sustainably produce promising drug candidates by genetically engineered bacteria.Miami University and PsyBio Therapeutics Inc. are collaborating to develop a new and exciting class of molecules to treat mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and substance dependency.
05/08/2020
Dr. Lei Kerr loans machinery to local hospital
In March, the hospital began to reach out to the university, asking for any materials, like gloves, masks or lab coats, that could be donated. Following the outreach, Dr. Kerr and her colleagues began to think of ways they could help.
05/06/2020
Miami research team helps search for possible treatments for antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19
Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. The team meets on Fridays via Google Hangouts.Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. One of their key tools? Machine learning, an application of artificial intelligence.
05/06/2020
Two Miami University researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to develop coronavirus-attacking materials
Dominik Konkolewicz (left) and Rick Page will collaborate to develop coronavirus-attacking materials.Two Miami University researchers in protein and polymer chemistry received a RAPID grant from the NSF for a project that will address the spread of novel coronavirus.
05/05/2020
Miami's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition winners
Winners of Miami's 2020 3MT competition (left to right): Sarah Adut, Sarah Bass, Muriel Truax and Nethmi De Alwis. The 10 finalists competed April 28 in the final round, which, like most other events during these Stay-Safe-Ohio days, was held remotely.
05/05/2020
FSB class finds new markets, social uses for startup's pathogen-killing light
For ESP 341 students, the assignment couldn't have come at a more opportune moment