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BGSU’s Davis named to global steering committee for harmful algal blooms
Dr. Timothy Davis was one of nine international researchers recently named to the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for GlobalHAB, an international program that is jointly sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. Read More
Class of 2020 Success Story: Savanna Brown is buggy about insects
Savanna Brown didn’t flinch when the pet cockroach perched on her arm gave birth to a squirming mass of baby insects as she talked to a group of middle school students attending Women in STEM Day at Bowling Green State University. Read More
BGSU researchers receive NOAA grant for aquaponics
Dr. Kevin Neves, an assistant teaching professor in biological sciences, always has been interested in sustainable aquaculture, or fish farming. When he came to BGSU, the department wanted him to start a hands-on project for students. He continued to use his expertise in aquaculture to start an aquaponics system at the University. Read More
Nov 12, 2020 3:26 PM Novel virus leads researchers closer to cause of Toledo water crisis
BGSU student researchers credited with playing a key role in work with Toledo Water Treatment Plant to identify a novel virus that may have led to a toxin release in the 2014 water crisis.
Oct 6, 2020 2:39 PM Are pollinators sensitive to climate change, urbanization?
A BGSU biology lab extends research to look at the lives of bees and how they are impacted by climate change and urbanization.
Jul 24, 2020 9:28 AM BGSU’s Davis named to global steering committee for harmful algal blooms
Dr. Timothy Davis, the Patrick L. & Debra (Scheetz) Ryan Endowed Professor at BGSU, was one of nine international researchers recently named to the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for GlobalHAB, an international program that is jointly sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO.
Jul 2, 2020 3:35 PM Amber Gombash '15 finishing up first year of residency during a pandemic
Bowling Green State University alumna Amber Gombash ’15 is rounding out her first year of a three-year residency split between MetroHealth System Emergency Room and the Cleveland Clinic. Gombash received a Bachelor of Science in biology from BGSU, minored in chemistry and was a member of the Honors College.
Nov 8, 2019 10:42 AM BGSU researchers receive NOAA grant for aquaponics
Three Bowling Green State University faculty members, Drs. Kevin Neves, Jonathan Kershaw and Fei Weisstein, were awarded a $212,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve consumer acceptance of the aquaponics system. The grant work will span two years.
Oct 23, 2019 3:30 PM BGSU christens new research vessel, 'RV Ziggy'
BGSU christened a new research vessel that will support the University’s water quality research efforts on Lake Erie through the Center for Great Lakes and Watershed Studies. The vessel was made possible by a generous gift from BGSU alumni Patrick L. and Debra Scheetz Ryan and the Ryan Family Foundation.
Oct 18, 2019 2:25 PM Dr. Kevin McCluney part of $780,000 NSF grant study
Dr. Kevin McCluney, assistant professor of biological sciences at BGSU, is part of a research team that has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant. The research focuses on the extent to which birds and their migratory patterns, wind and climate link temporary wetlands across the Great Plains.
Oct 9, 2019 2:00 PM First paper published by center reveals daily cycle of cyanobacteria
The first scientific paper to come out of the Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health “a day in the life of a Microcystis bloom,” said Dr. George Bullerjahn, director of the center and professor of research excellence in biology at Bowling Green State University.
Oct 2, 2019 3:00 PM BGSU part of team to receive funding through Competitive Research Program HAB Awards
Bowling Green State University is part of a team receiving funding for “Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms: Portable Tin Detection Technology to Support Great Lakes Decision Support Tools.” The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced recipients of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Competitive Research Program Harmful Algal Bloom Awards Oct. 1.