ScienceTalk ’18: Learn to communicate science to anyone, March 1–2

Science communication is about bringing the meaning and importance of scientific discoveries to the public. ScienceTalk brings together people from all parts of the scientific world to work together to promote, educate, inform and inspire a passion for science in those who are not scientists. ScienceTalk ’18 will unite scientists, science communicators, journalists, policymakers, students and others for two days of learning how to talk science to non-scientists or those outside their discipline. The gathering, … Read More

RSVP for the 2018 PSU-OHSU Faculty Mixer (now with funding) by Feb. 15

All OHSU faculty are invited to the PSU-OHSU Faculty Mixer, now with pilot funds. This special event, designed to foster collaboration between PSU and OHSU researchers, will kick off with quick introductions in CLSB’s 3rd-floor 3A002 Learning Studio, followed by time to connect with colleagues over drinks and appetizers in the lobby atrium. We will also announce a new RFA: PSU and OHSU have jointly committed $300,000 to support new collaborative research between PSU and OHSU … Read More

Research Week 2018: Submit your abstracts by March 9

You’re invited to submit your abstract for OHSU Research Week. Students, faculty, research-ranked employees, postdocs and staff are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at OHSU Research Week, April 30 through May 2. Research Week is a university-wide event that celebrates the excellence of research performed across all schools, centers, institutes and education programs at OHSU. It’s a unique opportunity to get out of the lab or clinic and meet colleagues from various disciplines. Attend … Read More

Building a million-person cohort to advance precision medicine, Feb. 14

On Feb. 14, OHSU will host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program — part of the precision medicine initiative announced by President Barack Obama in his January 2015 State of the Union address.  All of Us traveling exhibit Mac Hall fountain Marquam Hill campus Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The All of Us tour team will be onsite to walk providers, researchers and … Read More

Share Your Science workshop and write-a-thon, register by Feb. 20

The Share Your Science workshop and write-a-thon trains scientists to communicate scientific work to the public. If you want to make your research more accessible, this is a great opportunity. It is open to all researchers: Graduate students, postdocs, research staff and faculty researchers. Share Your Science features a workshop on science communication followed by a hands-on writing session. Participants will have access to training, on-site coaches and ongoing resources, as well as food and drink. There … Read More

Training Opportunity for Responsible Conduct of Research

Are you participating in an NIH training grant award or fellowship? Do you need in-person RCR training? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets RCR requirements for Ks, Ts, and other career development or individual fellowship grants. This interactive seminar provides practical experience focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. These may be related to ethics, integrity or regulatory matters. Topics … Read More

NIH Loan Repayment Programs that help pay student loans

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs were established by Congress to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals in biomedical and biobehavioral research careers. The programs repay up to $35,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. NIH repays your student loans: The Loan Repayment Programs Friday, Feb. 9 2 to 3 p.m. Richard Jones Hall, lecture hall 4320 The director of the NIH Division of … Read More

OMSI looking for volunteer scientists for CRISPR event

OMSI is hosting a public forum on human applications of CRISPR gene editing technology. Participants will learn about genetic engineering and the related ethical and societal dimensions, along with ways scientists are considering using it. Following the introduction, participants and scientist volunteers will join at tables to talk about the implications of using these medical advancements. The goal is for scientists to provide viewpoints and added background, not lead the conversation. Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human … Read More

Register by Jan. 16 to attend the Innovation Workshop, Jan. 18 & 25

Secure a spot today for the Innovation Workshop, a confidential, interactive discussion that provides real-world examples and information that will help you take your idea to market. Hosted by OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development, the workshop will show you how to perform basic market analysis and evaluate the market potential of your invention. You will also receive coaching to help you pitch your idea to potential partners and investors. OHSU’s Executives-in-Residence members Eric Fogel … Read More

Recognizing OHSU innovation at the 2018 TTBD Awards ceremony, Feb. 8

The annual Technology Transfer and Business Development awards ceremony recognizes OHSU community members who have contributed in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, industry partnership, patenting and technology commercialization. TTBD reception and awards ceremony Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 4 p.m. Reception; 5 p.m. Ceremony Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Vey Auditorium Registration is requested for this free event. Top honors of the night will be awarded in the categories of New Inventor of the Year, Business Development Partnership, Technology Transfer … Read More

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