Tag Archives: Science

  1. Oakland University teams with Aquasight to pilot a sewage surveillance program

    Oakland University has partnered with the Troy, Mich.-based firm Aquasight LLC to conduct a sewage surveillance program that can track the presence of infectious diseases like COVID-19 in wastewater.

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  2. Oakland University professor awarded NIH grant to investigate genetic brain disorder

    Adam Avery, an assistant professor of biochemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to research gene mutations associated with Spinocerebellar Ataxia, a degenerative brain disorder that affects motor skills, including balance, coordination and speech.

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  3. Oakland University researchers acquire flow cytometry cell sorter with NSF grant

    A grant from the National Science Foundation recently helped researchers at Oakland University acquire a flow cytometry cell sorter, a scientific instrument which will allow for hands-on collaborative research in the areas of amphibian biology, plant genomics, and stem cell biology.

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  4. ICONMA Offers New Comprehensive COVID-19 Medical Screening Solution

    The safety and comfortability of our workforce is a top priority of ICONMA as many companies resume operations in the physical workplace. As our clients continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19, we’re expanding our current solutions to offer an all-encompassing package for employees returning back to the office.

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  5. Oakland University urges Michiganders to ‘Spread Hope, Not COVID’

    At the request of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Oakland University is supporting a new statewide public education campaign called “Spread Hope, Not COVID.” The goal of the campaign is to unite all Michiganders to take three simple actions that will contain the spread of the virus at levels that will enable the state to fully reopen — and stay open. 

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  6. Oakland University professor awarded $550,178 grant by National Science Foundation

    Oakland University Professor Luis Villa-Diaz has been awarded a $550,178 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on stem cell biology and the potential use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.

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  7. OU grad part of team awarded $10,000 prize for sustainable design project

    Recent OU graduate Caroline Majewski is among the winners of Wege Prize 2020, an international design competition in which students devised sustainable solutions to global challenges such as poverty, hunger and waste.

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  8. Beaumont researchers develop COVID-19 test that can detect virus in saliva, blood or urine in 45 minutes

    A team led by Beaumont Health researchers, Laura Lamb, Ph.D. and Michael Chancellor, M.D at the Aikens Research Center at Beaumont Research Institute has developed a new test to detect COVID-19 via urine, blood, salvia or a mouth-swab sample in just 30-45 minutes.

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  9. Industrial and Systems Engineering among ‘recession-proof’ jobs for college graduates

    Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of eight jobs that are projected to be great ones to target in the current economic climate, according to a recent article by U.S. News & World Report.

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  10. OU campus a local hotspot for birds and birdwatchers

    Without the usual bustle of students, faculty and staff, Oakland University’s campus may seem unusually quiet these days. But for birding enthusiasts like Chandler Mancuso, the campus’s 1,400-plus acres are alive with the sights and sounds of nature.

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