Biophysics News


New Biophysics Co-Director Gunjan Agarwal

New Biophysics Co-Director Gunjan Agarwal The Biophysics Program is pleased to announce that Gunjan Agarwal has been appointed as the new co-director of Biophysics! She is a professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where she studies the extracellular matrix using various different microscopy approaches and more generally develops Atomic Force Microscopy as a tool in biomedical applications. She has been a member of our graduate studies committee for a long time and has been very active in graduate education in the College of Engineering.


Emily Chan Awarded Pelotonia Fellowship

Emily Chan Awarded Pelotonia Fellowship Congratulations to Emily Chan who was selected competitively as a 2022 Pelotonia Graduate Fellow! The Graduate Pelotonia Fellowship awards a two years of support to Ohio States best a brightest whose research supports curing cancer.


Congratulations IGP Symposium Winners

Thank to everyone from the Biophysics Program who participated in the Life Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Symposium. We would like to recognize those students who won oral and poster presentations during symposium:

Eric Hantz
Student Elected Plenary Student Speaker

Sarah Sturgill
Parallel Student Session Presenter

Diana Lopez
Poster Presenter Runner Up

Ariel Robbins
Poster Presenter Runner Up

Congratulations to all winners!


May 24, 2022 - 15th Annual IGP Symposium

LIFE SCIENCES IGP SYMPOSIUM
THE OHIO UNION
May 24, 2022

The 15th Annual IGP Symposium showcases the research of students belonging to the Life Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs: Biophysics; Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB); Neuroscience (NGP); and Ohio State Biochemistry Program (OSBP). Like past symposia, this year’s event involves the entire life sciences community at The Ohio State University, and is intended to provide opportunities to renew connections, forge new ones, and witness the great science being done by our outstanding students.

Additional information available at: http://bioserv.mps.ohio-state.edu/igpsymp/2022/


Rafael Bruschweiler - Elizabeth L. Gross Award 2022

Rafael Bruschweiler - Elizabeth L. Gross Award 2022 Congratulations to Dr. Rafael Bruschweiler who was selected by Biophysics graduate students for his demonstration of excellence and outstanding contributions to the Biophysics Graduate Program!


Jonathan Fritz - Awarded Conference Scholarship

Jonathan Fritz - Awarded Conference Scholarship Congratulations to Biophysics graduate student Jonathan Fritz who was awarded an external conference scholarship to attend the Summer School Solvation Science Conference in Bochum Germany!


Kevin Walsh - Biophysics Outstanding Student Award 2022

Kevin Walsh - Biophysics Outstanding Student Award 2022 Congratulations to Kevin Walsh who was selected by the Biophysics Graduate Studies Committee as the Biophysics Outstanding Student Award winner 2022 for his academic achievements!


Daniel Marzolf Honorable Mention NSF GRFP

Daniel Marzolf Honorable Mention NSF GRFP Daniel Marzolf has received Honorable Mention for his National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program application. Congratulations Daniel!


Keyton Clayson wins Louise B. Vetter award

Keyton Clayson wins Louise B. Vetter award Our student Keyton Clayson has won the Louise B. Vetter award. The two annual winners of this award are chosen from the already very select group of Presidential Fellowship awardees and thus represent the top graduate researchers at OSU. Congratulations to Keyton and his mentor Jun Liu.


Keyton Clayson wins Presidential Fellowship

Keyton Clayson wins Presidential Fellowship Keyton Clayson is one of the Autumn 2018 OSU Presidential Fellowship winners. This fellowship provides one full year of support for the final year of a graduate student and is competitively awarded by the OSU graduate school among all graduate programs based on the academic achievements of the applicants. Usually, only approximately 15 of these fellowships are awarded in every competition which takes places twice a year.


Max Westphal wins a Pelotonia fellowship

Max Westphal wins a Pelotonia fellowship Max Westphal was selected competitively as one of the 2018 Pelotonia Graduate Fellows for his research on improved approaches for cancer X ray treatments. The Pelotonia Fellowship will cover his stipend and tuition for two years.

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