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Community of Scholars

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The “Community of Scholars Seminar Series” is an interdisciplinary research talks series formerly known as “Griffin Seminars”. The seminar series aims to offer opportunities to Ohio State Marion faculty and students to deliver professional talks on their research or other academic activities. The function of the seminar series is to foster an atmosphere of collegiality and interdisciplinary discussions on topics of interest to Ohio State Marion faculty and students. The seminar will be offered during spring semester. Students are particularly encouraged to attend.


Our next Community of Scholars Seminar

Monday, February 6th, 12:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall, Room 200

Dean & Director, Associate Professor of Geography, Greg Rose
Topic: African Americans in the Old Northwest by 1850









The Community of Scholars Seminar series schedule for spring semester 2023

Tuesday, January 17th, 12:30 p.m. in the Science & Engineering Building, Room 205

Student Researcher, Zane Nelson
Topic: Protein-Protein Interaction of HIRA; chromosomal remodeling protein
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Renee Bouley




Student Researcher, Michela Writesel
Topic: The purification and antibiotic inhibition of L,d Transpeptidase in Enterobacter cloacae
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Renee Bouley





Tuesday, January 24th, 12:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall, Room 200

Professor of English, Ben McCorkle
Topic: 100 Years of New Media Pedagogy: Writing a Disciplinary History using Data Visualizations and Multimodal Production






Monday, January 30th, 12:30 p.m. in Science & Engineering Building, Room 205

Student Researcher: Twyla Gray
Topic: How stressors affect bumble bee health: synergistic and individual effects of fungicides and gut parasites
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Frances Sivakoff




Student Researcher: Kim Hardison
Topic: KAT5 histone acetyltransferase mutations in cancer cells
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ruben Petreaca





Monday, February 6th, 12:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall, Room 200

Dean & Director, Associate Professor of Geography, Greg Rose
Topic: African Americans in the Old Northwest by 1850







Monday, February 13th, 12:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, Room 200

Professor of Mathematics, Aurel Stan
Topic: Some inequalities about means and norms
Abstract: The H¨older and Stolarsky means of two positive numbers will be introduced first. Some inequalities among these means will be presented next. We end the talk with some inequalities about norms of Wick products.




Monday, February 20th, 12:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, Room 200

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, Parisa Fatheddin
Topic: Applications of mathematics in cyber security, Google search engines and laser technology






Wednesday, March 1st, 12:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, Room 200

Sharon Gattshall
Topic: Without a Voice, The Trial of Bill Anderson and His Fight for Freedom at the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement in Marion, Ohio, 1839






Monday, March 6th, 12:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, Room 200

Student Researcher, Dallas White (working with Associate Professor of History, Margaret Sumner)
Topic: Marion Women and the World War II Homefront: Research Discoveries in the Marion Women's Club Archives


Week of March 20th, location tba

Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics, Ruben Petreaca,
Topic: Cancer mutations at high resolution: what we’ve learned from sequencing human cancer genomes






Week of March 27th, location tba

Associate Professor of Psychology, Program Coordinator, Nikole Patson
Topic: Misconceptions about language: How prejudice shows up in our linguistic “knowledge”






Tuesday, April 4th, 12:30 p.m., location tba

Student researchers, Shayaan Rasheed and Maria Ruano
Topic: Investigating the inhibition of PRMT5 through biochemical and computational approaches








Thursday, April 13th, 12:30 p.m., location tba

Student researchers, Molly Quinn and Stephanie Karrick (Patson lab)
Topic: Exact or approximate? How number information is represented during language comprehension






Week of April 17th, location tba

Assistant Professor/Computer Science and Engineering, Program Coordinator, Gol Mirzaei
Topic: Disease detection using machine learning