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Research Week: New Faculty Lightning Rounds, May 5

What new research is under way at OHSU? Who are the movers and shakers among new faculty? Find out during Research Week 2015, at the debut of New Faculty Lightning Rounds. This event allows faculty who have been at OHSU since January 2013 to showcase their project or program in a five-minute, one-slide presentation to an audience of scientists and others in the OHSU community. New Faculty Lightning Rounds Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 to … Read More

New to Research Week in 2015: NIH mock study section

This year,  OHSU Research Week will feature an NIH mock study section.* Led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., former chief of the Scientific Review Branch at NIAMS, and a number of OHSU faculty, the session will cover an R01 and a K award. Thursday, May 7, 2015 12 to 1:30 p.m. OHSU Old Library OHSU Research Week 2015 is May 4-8 in the Old Library. * In grantee parlance, the Study Section (also called a Scientific … Read More

New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, to speak at OHSU on Apr. 20

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Nicholas Kristof, will speak at the Fifth Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture on Apr. 20. The title of Mr. Kristof’s talk is “Pathways to Becoming a Global Citizen,” with insights drawn from his most recent book (co-written with his wife Sheryl WuDunn), A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity (2014). Mr. Kristof and his wife are also co-authors of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2009). He is … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB upgrade Initial Submissions

eIRB Upgrade: Initial Submissions Presented by IRB analysts Kaija Maggard and Mark McNamara Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015 10 to 11:30 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium This brown bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the new eIRB Upgrade Initial Submissions Process. You will learn how the new system improves upon the current submission process and you will see where we have incorporated many suggestions provided from the user testers who helped us design … Read More

Oregon Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, register by Mar. 20

The Oregon chapter of the Society for Neuroscience invites OHSU researchers, clinicians, and faculty to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations for its 2015 annual meeting Friday and Saturday, Mar. 27 and 28, at McMenamins Edgefield. Visit this site for a list of speakers, submission instructions, and to register. The deadline to register and submit abstracts is Friday, Mar. 20!  Register here today. Abstracts may be submitted to Dr. Larry Sherman as late as … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Patentable subject matter, Apr. 2

Recent Supreme Court cases have reshaped the landscape of what is and is not patentable subject matter in the United States – particularly in the fields of natural products, diagnostic testing, and software. C. Rachal Winger, of the law firm Lee & Hayes in Seattle, will discuss some of the recent changes. Winger and Jeff Jackson, senior patent associate at OHSU, will then have an informal discussion and answer audience questions about these changes and … Read More

Funding Focus: DoD funding and insights from the Military Health Systems Research Symposium, Mar. 19

The Department of Defense funds research across the spectrum, from very basic science to social and behavioral studies. But how do you take advantage of these funds? Come to March’s Funding Focus, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, to learn about what the DoD is currently interested in, the importance of networking, and how you can get support to attend the most important DoD biomedical research conference of the year, the Military Health Systems … Read More

GRADE Approach workshop for practice guideline development, Apr. 23-24

The West Coast branch of the US Cochrane Center, along with OHSU and the US GRADE Network, is sponsoring a two-day training in GRADE guideline development methodology.  The program, Guideline Development Workshop – The GRADE Approach, will be held Apr. 23 and 24, 2015, at OHSU’s Center for Health & Healing in Portland, Ore. This course will be led by founders of the US GRADE working group, with special guest presenter Holger Schünemann, M.D., M.Sc., … Read More

Training grants class for research administrators, Mar. 24

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering a three-hour course on Training Grants and Fellowships this month. The course offers a practical understanding of pre- and post-award project management and processes involved in supporting training grants and fellowships, from preparing tables to processing a termination notification and including a brief tour of eRA Commons xTrain. Instructors include staff from RDA units as well as a representative of the T32 Administrators group. Training grants and fellowships course Tuesday, Mar. 24 … Read More

Jungers Center plenary lecturer, Mortiz Helmstaedter, Ph.D., to speak during Research Week

Please join the Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research for a presentation by its plenary lecturer,  Moritz Helmstaedter, Ph.D,. as part of the 2015 Jungers Symposium and OHSU Research Week. Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Lecture title: “Connectomics: The dense reconstruction of neuronal circuits” Moritz Helmstaedter is the director of the Department of Connectomics at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, Germany. His research is focused on deciphering how the cerebral … Read More

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