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2017 Chemical Biology and Physiology conference, Dec. 10–13

The 2017 Chemical Biology and Physiology conference will be hosted by the OHSU Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, from December 10 to 13 in Portland. 2017 Chemical Biology and Physiology conference December 10 to 13, 2017 Collaborative Life Sciences Bldg. 2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97201 Attendees will hear world-class speakers in areas such as chemical physiology, signaling, lipids/metabolomics, proteins and peptides, optical and imaging tools, and therapeutic innovations. Short talks are selected … Read More

Open Science panel: The evolving landscape of scientific communication, Dec. 8

The landscape of scientific communication is changing dramatically. Diverse stakeholders, including major funders and universities, are demonstrating a growing interest and investment in open scientific principles and practices. Researchers, students, and the institutions that support them are needing to navigate new expectations, workflows, and policies against a backdrop of relatively unchanged means and measures of scientific success. Open Science at OHSU Friday, Dec. 8 Panel discussion from 3 to 4 p.m.; refreshments and workshops 4 … Read More

Research Administration: Effort and salary cap classes in December

Very soon, we will be at the end of yet another Effort cycle on December 30, 2017. Get a jump on your effort tracking, reporting process, and salary cap coordination with these upcoming classes. Effort Certification Examine not only the federal requirements that shape institutional policy but also details of OHSU’s Effort Certification procedure. This class is for department Effort Coordinators and those supporting or overseeing certification of Effort. See the detailed class description and enroll via Compass using your network credentials. … Read More

Innovation Workshop: Spring to Market, registration now open

Are you wondering if your innovation has market potential? OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development is hosting an Innovation Workshop, where business executives will teach you to evaluate the market potential of your invention, perform basic market analysis, and create a successful business model to begin taking your idea to market. They will also coach you in pitching your idea to potential partners and investors. OHSU’s Executives-in-Residence members Eric Fogel and Bob Masterson will lead … Read More

BioResearch Product Faire, Nov. 9

This life science biotechnology event features a wide range of industry professionals providing information on new lab technologies, methods and protocols, analytical equipment, and research techniques. You’ll be able to see what’s new in antibodies, cell culture systems, cell sorting, DNA sequencing, capital equipment, microscopes, and many, many other products. Vendors include AboveChem/ MedChemExpress, Caliber ID, Charles River, GoldBio, Ibidi USA, Meso Scale Discovery, MilliporeSigma, Proteintech, StemExpress, and Visiopharm. Stop by to chat with vendors … Read More

Join RAIN: Research Administration Information Network

Research Administration Information Network, or RAIN, serves the research community, particularly those who take part in the many aspects of research administration. Monthly RAIN meetings provide the latest NIH updates, award administration news, learning opportunities, process improvement projects, RDA staffing updates, and other information that affects research administration at OHSU. Research Development and Administration units, members of research departments, and other members of the OHSU research community present information and answer questions. Everyone is welcome to attend RAIN … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture Series kicks off Oct. 19 with the science of exercise

The Marquam Hill Lecture Series features OHSU scientists speaking clearly about innovative science in free lectures for the public. The 2017-18 season begins Thursday, Oct. 19, with Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.M., presenting “Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise.”  Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us about Effective — and Safe — Exercise Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building   McKeag, adjunct instructor of family medicine, OHSU School of … Read More

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Oct. 5th

Are you new to research at OHSU? Looking for guidance on how to navigate research administration? At Research Administration Training & Education (RATE), we connect the research community with workplace learning. The RATE Program offers classes for research administrators as well as others who support research at OHSU, outlined in the research learning portal. RDA 101 is a great place to start whether you are new to OHSU Research or not. RDA 101: Introduction to … Read More

Innovators meet for the 2017 OHSU Commercialization Conference

More than 250 scientists and entrepreneurs gathered last week at the OHSU Commercialization Conference, now in its fifth year. The takeaways? Disruptive innovation in science follows years of research that is carefully framed to address specific problems; business engagement can help move scientific discoveries to the patient; and OHSU’s structure that locates research outside the five schools creates special opportunities for transdisciplinary research, training, and education. A thread running through the conference, hosted by OHSU … Read More

Collaborator of Mitalipov and Amato to speak on genome-wide target specificity of CRISPR base editors

Jin-Soo Kim, Ph.D., collaborated with Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Paula Amato, M.D., on the groundbreaking discovery recently reported in Nature — the successful removal of a lethal genetic defect in human embryos. The discovery and widespread development of methods to edit the human genome is a truly revolutionary advance in biology. Genome-wide target specificity of CRISPR base editors Oct. 3, noon to 1 p.m. Richard Jones Hall, room 4340 Kim, professor and director at the Center … Read More

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