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Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 19 with the science of exercise

The Marquam Hill Lecture Series features OHSU scientists speaking clearly about innovative science in free lectures for the public. The 2017-18 season begins Thursday, Oct. 19, with Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.M., presenting “Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise.”  Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building   McKeag, adjunct instructor of family medicine, OHSU School of … Read More

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Oct. 5th

Are you new to research at OHSU? Looking for guidance on how to navigate research administration? At Research Administration Training & Education (RATE), we connect the research community with workplace learning. The RATE Program offers classes for research administrators as well as others who support research at OHSU, outlined in the research learning portal. RDA 101 is a great place to start whether you are new to OHSU Research or not. RDA 101: Introduction to … Read More

Innovators meet for the 2017 OHSU Commercialization Conference

More than 250 scientists and entrepreneurs gathered last week at the OHSU Commercialization Conference, now in its fifth year. The takeaways? Disruptive innovation in science follows years of research that is carefully framed to address specific problems; business engagement can help move scientific discoveries to the patient; and OHSU’s structure that locates research outside the five schools creates special opportunities for transdisciplinary research, training, and education. A thread running through the conference, hosted by OHSU … Read More

Collaborator of Mitalipov and Amato to speak on genome-wide target specificity of CRISPR base editors

Jin-Soo Kim, Ph.D., collaborated with Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Paula Amato, M.D., on the groundbreaking discovery recently reported in Nature — the successful removal of a lethal genetic defect in human embryos. The discovery and widespread development of methods to edit the human genome is a truly revolutionary advance in biology. Genome-wide target specificity of CRISPR base editors Oct. 3, noon to 1 p.m. Richard Jones Hall, room 4340 Kim, professor and director at the Center … Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium: From Research to Recovery, Sept. 15–16

The OHSU Brain Institute will host the annual Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium: From Research to Recovery on September 15 and 16, 2017. The focus on day one will be the neuroscience research of concussion and recovery. The second day will feature breakout sessions on the latest evaluation techniques and treatments for concussion. Participants are encouraged to attend both days, as well as a poster reception Friday evening. TBI Symposium: From Research to Recovery Friday, Sept. 15, … Read More

2017 Flux Congress hosted in Portland Sept. 16-18; Damien Fair to receive Young Investigator Award

You’re invited to join the OHSU Department of Behavioral Neuroscience in Portland at the international meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, September 16–18, 2017. Damien Fair, P.A.-C., Ph.D., will be presented with the Flux Society Young Investigator Award at the event. Fair, an associate professor in the Behavioral Neuroscience Department, focuses his research on the mechanisms and principles that underlie the developing brain. The 2017 Flux Congress opens with the Translational Neuroscience Symposium, chaired by Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D. Moghaddam, Ruth Matarazzo Professor … Read More

INVENT: Accelerating innovation and commercialization

This INVENT workshop helps early-stage startups establish effective financial strategies to attract potential investors and maintain a positive overall financial standing. Building a winning financial model for your startup Susan Preston, manager of the Seattle Angel Fund, will discuss: The importance of a sound financial model Variables to include in your financial model The impact and influence of your financial model on your business plan How your financial model ties into your value proposition Wednesday, … Read More

Reproductive & Developmental Sciences Symposium: From Bench to Bedside

The 2017 Annual Oregon National Primate Research Center Scientific Symposium is being hosted by the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences. The symposium’s three hot topics are germ cell and embryonic development, fertility and in utero development, and fetal outcome and postnatal development. 2017 Annual ONPRC Scientific Symposium Reproductive & Developmental Sciences: From Bench to Bedside Friday, September 22, 2017 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Oregon National Primate Research Center OHSU West Campus Submit poster presentation abstracts … Read More

OHSU Commercialization Conference, Sept. 14

The signature conference of OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development connects OHSU innovators, industry partners, investors, and community collaborators. The day includes startup pitches, insights from industry thought leaders, and successful collaboration stories. In the first panel of the 2017 Commercialization Conference, Brian Druker, M.D., and four industry leaders will discuss breakthroughs that are transforming healthcare. Harry Glorkian from GE Ventures will moderate the panel that includes Druker, Brian Lawrence from global technology company Welch … Read More

North campus steam shutdown, Saturday, Aug. 5

A 17-hour steam plant shutdown will affect building heat, all hot water systems, and process steam to autoclaves in six north campus buildings. The shutdown is required for repairs to the steam plant and steam turbine connections.  Steam supply to autoclaves will not be available during shutdown. Buildings affected: Vollum Institute, Medical Research Building, Biomedical Research Building, Richard Jones Hall, Baird Hall, and MacKenzie Hall. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017  5 a.m. – 10 p.m. This shutdown … Read More

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