2016 Lifesavers Breakfast, Nov. 16

The OHSU community is invited to join Donate Life Northwest for the 2016 Lifesavers Breakfast. The OHSU Transplant Program works closely with Donate Life Northwest, which helps make it possible for OHSU to transplant more than 200 organs each year. This event supports the organization’s mission to increase organ, eye, and tissue donation. The program includes keynote speakers sharing their stories of living donation, recognition of the donors, and celebration of the people who make donation … Read More

OHSU innovators: Get support to commercialize your idea, Nov. 9

Technology Transfer and Business Development invites all OHSU innovators – faculty, students, fellows, employees – to a lunchtime gathering to learn about its expanded entrepreneur-in-residence program. Veterans Dick Rylander and Bob Masterson will be joined by two new entrepreneurs-in-residence Rob Arnold and Steve Runnels, who will share who will share details on how their expertise in starting health care and life science companies can help OHSU innovators commercialize their technologies. They will talk about how they … Read More

What’s new with NIH peer review? Nov. 3 and 10

You’re invited to hear a panel discussion with OHSU faculty who are currently serving on NIH study sections to learn about best practices for grant writing–and especially what they’re seeing in grants they’re reviewing with respect to the new requirements on rigor and reproducibility and more. Among other things, they will discuss guidance they’ve received from NIH as reviewers, as well as how study sections are responding. Bring your questions! Two panel sessions will be held: Thursday, … Read More

Inaugural Art of Neuroscience competition accepting submissions

The inaugural “Art of Neuroscience” competition is now accepting entries. All OHSU staff, faculty, and students/trainees are invited to submit an original image that explores the aesthetics of brain and mind as a broad topic. Voting will be open to OHSU staff, faculty, and students/trainees from November 7 through November 16. A special category and prize are designated for high school students. Prizes for First Place, Honorable Mention, and First Place in the high school category will … Read More

Learn more about NIH peer review in upcoming online briefings

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside an NIH Study Section and what’s most important to reviewers? The NIH Center for Scientific Review is hosting a series of online briefings in November and December to help you navigate the peer review process and increase your chances of getting funded. The first two briefings will provide fellowship and R01 grant applicants  information on how applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit. The third briefing will offer information to … Read More

Learn about volunteering overseas at OHSU Global health fair, Oct. 6

Are you interested in learning more about global volunteer opportunities? The OHSU Global Health Fair features opportunities for you to hear directly from the many organizations that place volunteers (like you!) overseas. Beginning at 12 p.m., you can maximize your noon hour by attending short, 5-minute presentations by each of the organizations in the OHSU Auditorium. While you’re there, don’t miss the informational tables set up in the Great Hall where you can speak one on one with the organizations. … Read More

Export Controls 101 session, Oct. 11

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to learn about resources and policies relevant to working with foreign nationals, traveling, collaborating and sharing materials internationally. Why participate? Because compromised export controls could lead to serious consequences for individuals, departments, and OHSU as a whole. Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration Tuesday, Oct. 11 2 to 3 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 2201 Marquam Hill Join Export Controls Officer Jen McCaw as she facilitates case studies and gives an action-packed tour … Read More

Get to know OHSU’s Research Administration, Oct. 13

Are you new or transferring into a research-related role? Do you need to connect with research administration services as part of your work? Research Administration Training and Education offers a research learning portal that includes a series centered on research administration at OHSU, starting with RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to research administration Thursday, Oct. 13 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 This session features a big-picture look at research administration, introductions to 11 RDA unit leaders, a discussion on roles and responsibilities, greetings from front-line RDA staff, … Read More

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

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