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NIH director to give annual Mark O. Hatfield Lecture, Oct. 24

The Director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D, will be giving this year’s Mark O. Hatfield Lecture. The talk will examine recent advances in fundamental knowledge about biology—and highlight the ways in which that knowledge is serving to improve human health. Topics may include research developments at the NIH at the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, the Precision Medicine Initiative, the Cancer Moonshot, and updates on Zika and other global … Read More

Grand opening of Center for Radiochemistry Research, Sept. 20

The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute cordially invites you to attend the ribbon cutting of the Center for Radiochemistry Research, the newest research building on Marquam Hill since the Biomedical Research Building opened in 2005. The center will provide OHSU scientists with a new suite of powerful imaging tools and expertise, including new labs, a cyclotron for isotope generation, and advanced imaging technology for preclinical and clinical research. The the facility and its resources will give OHSU … Read More

Webinar on The National Microbiome Initiative, Sept. 16

In May of this year the White House announced a collaboration with various Federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders to foster the study of microbiomes, communities of microorganisms, across different systems. The National Microbiome Initiative supports interdisciplinary research, development of platform technologies, and expansion of the microbiome workforce with the aim of protecting and restoring healthy microbiome function. Microbiomes live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans, and the atmosphere, but how do they impact human health? … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Oct. 11

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 upcoming workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the … Read More

Early-technology development workshop, Sept. 14

Last week, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute announced its most recent round of funding through the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development. Commercialization is a key component of the Biomedical Innovation Program and also the area applicants are likely least familiar with. To address this, OCTRI and Technology Transfer and Business Development are teaming up to host a workshop to discuss strategies of concept-to-product development. “From concept to commercialization: An early-technology development workshop” … Read More

Women in Science leadership panel discussion, Sept. 20

Join Women in Science Portland for a dynamic discussion examining what it takes to become a leader in STEM. Panelists include two top executives from General Electric and leaders from academia and biotech. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to talk with the women who are trailblazing new territory in leadership! Women in leadership panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 20 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building, 1A001 Featured panelists: Beth Comstock, vice chair, GE Business … Read More

Effort certification and DHHS salary cap refresher training, Sept. 6

Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the Department of Health & Human Services salary cap? Join the Research Administration Training and Education program for an overview, examples, and discussion. Effort certification, salary cap refresher training Tuesday, Sept. 6 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, room 3181 (1B) Register in Compass Topics covered: Review of effort certification process and DHHS salary cap requirements Strategies and tools to ensure accurate, complete, and timely … Read More

InfoEd, Oracle Grants Accounting training, Sept. 8

Research Administration Training and Education offers a number of courses for the OHSU research community. Next on the calendar are InfoEd and Oracle Grants Accounting. InfoEd for grants.gov submissions Thursday, Sept. 8 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Biomedical Information Communication Center, room 120 Register in Compass. InfoEd’s Proposal Development module is required for preparing grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions that go through the Office of Proposal and Award Management. The electronic proposed project questionnaire is completed within InfoEd for … Read More

Groundbreaking, gene-editing scientist to present OHSU lecture, Oct. 11

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D. — co-inventor of what some are calling the biotech innovation of the century, a discovery that could revolutionize how we treat and cure disease — will present the OHSU Foundation’s 2016 Calvin and Mayho Tanabe Address in Portland this fall. Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley, published research in 2012 that detailed a gene-editing technique showing how scientists can alter any organism’s DNA. The monumental discovery, and further development of … Read More

Meet the inventors: Register for MedTech Alliance Showcase Sept. 14

The 2016 MedTech Alliance Showcase connects investors, industry partners, and community collaborators with OHSU inventors and technologies. At this event, attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn more about OHSU medical technologies, including early-stage inventions that have a realistic chance for commercialization. The opening address will be given by John Ma, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., professor and chair of the OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine. Four presenters will take the stage to showcase their technologies. … Read More

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