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Register now for OHSU Rare Disease Day Symposium, Apr. 7

This symposium will showcase OHSU’s portfolio of rare disease research. The theme of this year’s event is “Advances and Challenges in Rare Disease Research.” OHSU Rare Disease Day Symposium Tuesday, April 7 4 to 8:30 p.m. Vey Conference Center (11th floor of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital) Register here The keynote speaker will be Sekar Kathiresian, M.D., a clinical cardiologist and human geneticist and director of Preventive Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Kathiresian is a member of … Read More

NRSA Application Workshop: Technical Components, Mar. 3

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers,and elements of a great training plan. This workshop is lead by Johanna Colgrove, M.D., Ph.D., program coordinator; Jerry … Read More

Hands-on training available for iLab users, Fridays at 11 a.m.

iLab Solutions software was rolled out over the past six months, bringing to OHSU a web-based tool to help manage scheduling and billing for core research resources. iLab Solutions replaced the Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System (CORES). While the rollout overall has been successful, iLab users have requested additional training to learn how to efficiently use the software. A series of GoTo Meeting training sessions have been scheduled for the coming weeks on Fridays … Read More

2015 Community Conversation series begins Feb. 24

Join the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research for its 2015 series launch of Community Conversations: What would you do? Personal and community ethics in disease outbreak. The conversation will take an engaging and intimate look at the science, duties and implications of a potential disease outbreak in our local community. Tuesday Feb. 24 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. The Lucky Labrador Pub (North Tap Room), 1700 N. Killingsworth St. $5 in advance or at the door* Register … Read More

New NIH Biosketch Format workshop being held today, Feb. 19

Research Funding and Development Services is resuming monthly Funding Focus workshops every third Thursday. Please join us for today’s Funding Focus workshop to discuss the new NIH Biosketch format requirements from 12 to p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 2201.

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series, Mar. 2

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes Andrew F. Russo, Ph.D., professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at the University of Iowa. Russo’s presentation will focus on two very common trigeminal-mediated pain states: temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and migraine. Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 12 p.m. welcome reception / 12:30 p.m. seminar Collaborative Life Sciences Building, CLSB 3A003A/B In a presentation titled “Trigeminal-Mediated Pain: Clues from mice,” Dr. Russo will share his lab’s recent findings on the role … Read More

Results from vibration tests in research courtyard

Note: Q&A session on test results available to researchers Feb. 19 at 1 pm in Richard Jones Hall 4340. OHSU Design & Construction has received the results from the noise and vibration test for the planned Center for Radiochemistry Research that took place on Feb. 11. The test was performed between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m, and test activities included drilling and hammering in the courtyard (for geotechnical testing), roto-hammer drilling into the MRB façade, … Read More

Don’t miss upcoming INVENT seminars and Michael Baker keynote, Mar. 11

The INVENT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Keynote and Seminar series has just wrapped up its sixth week, with three more seminars and a concluding keynote address still to come. Entrepreneurs, lawyers, educators and scientists from Portland’s bioscience and entrepreneurship communities have contributed insight into pitching a concept, intellectual property rights, regulatory requirements, collaboration, and seeking funds. INVENT: Seminar Series and Keynote, Winter 2015 When: Every Wednesday from Feb. 18 through Mar. 11 – 5 to 6:30 … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Creating a budget for individual research, Feb. 24

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 February’s topic: Creating a budget for individual research Learn best practices in preparing a budget for grant application. Presenters: Kathryn Krages, pre-award administration, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology;  Neil Unger, grants and contracts analyst, OPAM; and Bridget Adams, manager, Investigator Support and Integration Services. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 12 … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Licensing case study presentation, Feb. 26

Are you curious about the licensing and commercialization process at OHSU? Would you like to hear from an inventor who has gone through the process to provide some insight? Join us for a TTBD Lunch & Learn presentation on “An OHSU Licensing Case Study: Discovering New Human MR Imaging Biomarkers.” Professor and MRI co-inventor Charles Springer, Jr., Ph.D., and TTBD Technology Development Manager, Arvin Paranjpe, M.S., J.D., will walk through an OHSU intellectual property licensing … Read More

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