Hayes Graduate Research Forum winners

Four college members received recognition

The outstanding scientific research being conducted in the college was featured on Saturday, May 1 at the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum. Now in its 24th year, the Hayes Graduate Research Forum is co-sponsored by the Council of Graduate Students, the Graduate School, and the Office of Research. The 24th annual forum included research from numerous participants from nearly every graduate program at The Ohio State University. The forum provides a significant professional development experience for Ohio State graduate students and encourages them to share their research with the academic community.

Dr. Robyn Haines (Veterinary Biological Sciences) and Dr. Jarred Williams (Veterinary Clinical Sciences) were selected to give posters at the Forum.
Dr. David J. Haeussler, Jr. won first place the 2010 Hayes Graduate Research Forum Award in Professional Biological Sciences. Dr. Haeussler is a second year Veterinary Ophthalmology Resident and Master's degree student. Dr. Haeussler gave his oral presentation entitled: "The Effects of Hyaluronic Acid on Canine Posterior Lens Opacification In Vitro." Haeussler DJ, Lutz EA, Wilkie DA, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Chandler HL. The work was done in Dr. Heather Chandler's lab in the College of Optometry and is part of Dr. Haeussler's Master's thesis.  
Dr. B. Eason Hildreth III, won second place in this same category. Dr. Hildreth is a Ph.D. student in the laboratories of Drs. Ramiro Toribio and Thomas Rosol. His oral presentation was entitled, "Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein Increases Bone Formation in vitro."  

Posted: 5/5/10

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