Tag Archives: Science

  1. OU professor contributes to international study on global warming

    Oakland University Professor Scott Tiegs is a co-author on a new study that examines how glacier loss, driven by global warming, affects glacier-fed river ecosystems. The study was published March 15 in the journal Nature Climate Change.   Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University Professor Ziming Yang receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

    Dr. Ziming Yang, an assistant professor of environmental chemistry at Oakland University, has received a five-year, $600,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in support of his research on organic carbon and nitrogen transformations in hydrothermal systems. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Oakland University establishes Center for Evolutionary Psychological Science

    With a focus on promoting interdisciplinary research among students and faculty, and engaging the public with diverse perspectives, Oakland University has established a new Center for Evolutionary Psychological Science. The Center will foster collaborative research within and across colleges and schools at OU, and also with faculty and students at other universities, both nationally and abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. OU-led study fills key gap on the map of human genetic diversity

    Led by a group of Oakland University researchers, the largest study of genetic diversity in Ukraine has been published in the open science journal GigaScience. The study provides data on genetic variants associated with human health and describes historical factors that helped give rise to remarkable genetic variation in a part of the world that has been underrepresented in genome research.

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  5. Oakland University panel discussion to address COVID-19 vaccination campaign

    Oakland University’s Centers for Civic Engagement, Religious Understanding, and Public Humanities are organizing a panel of experts to discuss the key factors to secure a successful vaccination campaign. The “COVID-19 Vaccination: Access, Awareness, and Acceptance” panel is scheduled for Monday, January 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (EST).

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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