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Winter Vollum Writing Class starts Jan. 7

The Vollum Writing Class is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time … Read More

INVENT Seminar Series: Kick-off with Dr. Albert Starr and Dr. Richard Wampler keynote, Jan. 7

Are you ready or interested in joining the next league of biomedical inventors and entrepreneurs? If so, please join us for INVENT, an educational program on bioscience innovation and entrepreneurship. Two keynote presentations and a series of weekly seminars will provide information on translating and commercializing discoveries in the health and life sciences. Attendance is free, and medical students, grad students, post-doc fellows, faculty, and members of the bioscience community are all encouraged to attend. … Read More

What happened at the OHSU Startup Symposium?

For the third consecutive year, TTBD hosted OHSU’s Annual Startup Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 6, for more than 200 participants in the OHSU Auditorium. The theme and focus of this year’s event “Changing Investment Landscape for Life Science Companies & Early Stage Technologies” brought local business experts and leaders as well as industry representatives and investors from out of state to connect and meet one-to-one with OHSU faculty and startup companies. This symposium provided an … Read More

Post-award Focus: Federal Grants Management workshop, Dec. 10

There are still a few seats available in the upcoming Post–award Focus: Federal Grant Management workshop, where, through analysis of case studies, participants will consider the new OMB Uniform Guidance, the NIH Grants Policy Statement, “single-draw,” closeout rules, and OHSU forms and procedures. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 1 to 4 p.m. CLSB Key course topics: Post-award roles and responsibilities Cost principles Prior approval Subrecipient monitoring Audit Ideally, participants will have completed Essentials of Grant Administration or have … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Basics of Starting a Company, Dec. 16

The office of Technology Transfer & Business Development presents: The basics of starting a company in an academic setting: Things you should know, follow or avoid Are you interested in starting a company based on your invention? The Director of Business Development, Jit Banerjee, and the Startup Development Associate, Daphne Emerson, will take you through the basic steps to starting a company based on your technology, including: IP protection and assessment Option or license negotiation … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Power and Sample Size Simplified, Dec. 12

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 December’s topic: Power and Sample Size Simplified Refresh your skills on calculating power and sample size for your research proposal. Work through examples in clinical and translational research and learn about tools and resources available to you through the Biostatistics and Design Program. Presented by David Yanez. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 … Read More

IRB Brown Bag: Accounting of Disclosures

Accounting of Disclosures Special Guest: Ron Marcum, M.D., M.S., CHPS Chief Privacy Officer and Information Security Officer OHSU Information Privacy and Security Office   Thursday Dec. 11, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. UHS 8B60   Do you do research under a Waiver of HIPAA Authorization or a Decedents Representation? Did you know that if you send/share Protected Health Information (PHI) outside of OHSU, you need to track those disclosures in OHSU’s electronic Accounting of … Read More

Gootee/Moda Health endowed lecture on leadership, Nov. 14

Chris McGowan, president and CEO of the Portland Trail Blazers, is giving the annual Robert G. Gootee/Moda Health Endowed Lecture in leadership and professionalism, titled “What it takes to win: Strategy and leadership.” The lecture is part of OHSU’s Professionalism Week, and is sponsored by the School of Dentistry. Friday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. CLSB, PSU Auditorium Reception to follow This lecture is the first fully endowed lectureship in the history of the OHSU School of … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Network (CRCN) meeting, Nov. 12

You’re invited to the next Clinical Research Coordinator Network meeting to learn about OHSU’s research pharmacy services. CRCN’s mission is to provide ongoing education and professional development activities for clinical research personnel at OHSU and the Portland VA. Meeting Topic: Everything you wanted to know about OHSU Research Pharmacy Services but were afraid to ask Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 11 a.m to 12 p.m. CHH 3171, room 1A Jen Petrolati, PharmD, BCPS, OHSU pharmacist in … Read More

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