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06/03/2020
Lei Kerr is inventor on Miami's newest patent
Small enough to fit into a suitcase, the device mimics human breathing and helps determine the toxicity of the smallest particles that enter the nasal cavity, particularly the olfactory region. The research could provide more realistic predictions for drug screening and other potential commercial uses, Kerr said.
06/03/2020
Miami receives 5th Beckman Institutional Award for undergraduate research
"We are incredibly proud to be among a select group of schools to have received this award five times," Rick Page, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, said.
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.
05/21/2020
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.
05/06/2020
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.
03/11/2020
Researchers explore the mysteries of quantum physics with ultracold matter
The bright solitary dot in the center of the image is a cloud containing approximately 100 million rubidium atoms that are trapped in an optical lattice. Image created by Jeff Sabo using long exposure and an infrared filter.Scientists' understanding of quantum physics powers many technologies we use every day. That's why researchers like Samir Bali are investigating quantum mysteries.