Archive for 2014

Register to participate in OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis Competition by April 21

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2014 is excited to host our second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in … Read More

Tips on obtaining NIH funding from Dr. Susan Newcomer of NICHD, April 22

The OHSU Institute on Development & Disability is excited to host Susan Newcomer, Ph.D., Program Official, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), who is coming to share insider tips on how to successfully obtain funding from NICHD and other institutes in her talk “Leaping Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Understanding the NIH Funding Process.” The presentation begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the School of Nursing, room … Read More

Heart Research Center becomes the Center for Developmental Health

The $125 million gift from Nike co-founder and Chairman Phil Knight and his wife Penny that formed the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute has rallied researchers around the developmental origins of cardiovascular disease. This gift has already inspired many changes as the institute works to become a leader in translational cardiovascular research. One major change is the transition of the Heart Research Center into the newly formed Center for Developmental Health to reflect a focus on … Read More

HIP Buffet: Technology Innovation, April 22

Come hear a diverse panel discuss the critical elements involved in developing medical technologies and taking them from idea to commercialization. Topics will include: Market size and Commercial Potential Product design & feasibility Patentability Commercialization path Panelists: Josh Hoyt, Gearhead Associates; Jennifer Fox, Executive Director, OTRADI; Rob Copenhaver, Technology Development Manager; Jeff Jackson, Patent Associate, TTBD; & Colleen Lay, Award Program Director, OCTRI Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 … Read More

Schedule for Research Week 2014 career development panels

Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More

ONPRC director elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., senior scientist and director of the Oregon National Primate Research Center, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Haigwood is one of 88 new fellows selected for their scientific achievements and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. She will be recognized at the American Society of Microbiology annual meeting on May 20. View the complete list of 2014 Fellows.

Did you miss the all-faculty forum?

A recording of the all-faculty forum on April 4 with OHSU President Joe Robertson has been posted. (OHSU log in required). See a recap of the forum on FPP/Clinician Commons.

Lecture: New approaches to targeting RAS, April 16

The OHSU Brenden Colson Center for Pancreatic Care is hosting a lecture with Frank McCormick, Ph.D., FRS, entitled, “New Approaches to Targeting RAS,” on Wednesday, April 16 at 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. McCormick is professor emeritus, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, David A. Wood Chair of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research and Co-Leader of the National Ras Program, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute director to visit OHSU, May 5

Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health, will be on campus Monday, May 5 to deliver a lecture entitled, “Charting our Future Together: Setting an Agenda for the NHBLI.” His talk will take place at 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. Gibbons oversees the third largest institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of … Read More

Call for Research Week Volunteers!

Research Week 2014 is approaching fast and we need your help! Each year volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and a terrific chance to gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help, please read more about these … Read More

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