Archive for 2014

What happened at the OHSU Startup Symposium?

For the third consecutive year, TTBD hosted OHSU’s Annual Startup Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 6, for more than 200 participants in the OHSU Auditorium. The theme and focus of this year’s event “Changing Investment Landscape for Life Science Companies & Early Stage Technologies” brought local business experts and leaders as well as industry representatives and investors from out of state to connect and meet one-to-one with OHSU faculty and startup companies. This symposium provided an … Read More

NIH supplemental funding opportunity: Adding gender factors to study considerations

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has announced the availability of administrative supplements to NIH-funded researchers to encourage the consideration of sex/gender factors in their ongoing research. If you currently have NIH funding under one of the following mechanisms, you may be eligible : P01, P20, P30, P50, P60, PM1, U10, U19, U54, U56, UM1, DP!, DP2, DP3, DP4, DP5/UP5, RM1, R01, R15, R37, and U01. The proposed research must address at least one objective from Goals … Read More

NIH is really, truly implementing the new biosketch format

While you were enjoying your holidays, Sally Rockey announced last week that the NIH really, truly is implementing the new 5-page biosketch format with the annotated bibliography section detailing the importance of your contributions to science. This format applies to projects beginning in 2016, but that means applications with due dates as early as January 2015–so it’s not too soon to start preparing. This change will require you to spend some time thinking about, rewriting, … Read More

OHSU Center for Women’s Health accepting proposals

The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving is now accepting submissions for its 2015 Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity, due Jan. 16, 2015. Circle of Giving funding is intended to support new or established investigators interested in developing innovative directions in women’s health research. Applications will be accepted from faculty at the rank of lecturer, assistant, associate, or full professor. Applications may be in basic science, clinical investigation, population health, or behavioral research. … Read More

Post-award Focus: Federal Grants Management workshop, Dec. 10

There are still a few seats available in the upcoming Post–award Focus: Federal Grant Management workshop, where, through analysis of case studies, participants will consider the new OMB Uniform Guidance, the NIH Grants Policy Statement, “single-draw,” closeout rules, and OHSU forms and procedures. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 1 to 4 p.m. CLSB Key course topics: Post-award roles and responsibilities Cost principles Prior approval Subrecipient monitoring Audit Ideally, participants will have completed Essentials of Grant Administration or have … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Basics of Starting a Company, Dec. 16

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development presents: The basics of starting a company in an academic setting: Things you should know, follow or avoid Are you interested in starting a company based on your invention? The Director of Business Development, Jit Banerjee, and the Startup Development Associate, Daphne Emerson, will take you through the basic steps to starting a company based on your technology, including: IP protection and assessment Option or license negotiation … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Power and Sample Size Simplified, Dec. 12

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss December’s topic: Power and Sample Size Simplified Refresh your skills on calculating power and sample size for your research proposal. Work through examples in clinical and translational research and learn about tools and resources available to you through the Biostatistics and Design Program. Presented by David Yanez. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 … Read More

TTBD Industry Spotlight: Pitching to industry

Building partnerships between academic and corporate institutions is a mutually beneficial endeavor. These types of alliances have the potential to innovate and solve many medical, scientific, and health-related issues. Universities can bring a wealth of knowledge and research expertise, while partnering corporations provide the resources and connections necessary to help that research flourish. Although the paths to these partnerships can vary by institution, scientific alignment is the foundation of prosperous relationships. The pharmaceutical, medical device, … Read More

Research Administration training and education: Effort Certification, DHHS Salary Cap

It seems like it was just yesterday that the previous Effort Certification cycle came to a close. The end of yet another effort cycle occurs on Dec. 31. Get a jump on your effort tracking and reporting process by considering these upcoming RATE classes: Effort Certification – Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 1  to 3 p.m. in CHH 3181 1B Examine not only the federal requirements that shape institutional policy but also details of OHSU’s Effort Certification procedure, including reporting frequency and … Read More

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