Events

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, June 16

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 Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., director of … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: Transforming cancer care with next-gen. sequencing, May 19

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology in the School of Medicine and chief medical officer of OHSU’s Knight Diagnostic Laboratories, presenting “Transforming cancer care with next-generation sequencing.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Mar. 19 7 p.m. OHSU Auditorium About the lecture New technology gives researchers mountains of data about DNA mutations and how they cause cancer, but how can this information be turned into the right therapy for … Read More

Join the fight against skin cancer, May 21

In a state more known for rain than sunshine, one would think skin cancer wouldn’t be much of a concern in Oregon. The fact is, Oregon ranks fifth in the nation for melanoma, the most serious of all skin cancers. Researchers at OHSU are on the case, declaring war on melanoma and engaging patients, survivors and the community to figure out how best to prevent, treat and detect the disease. Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., director … Read More

Data Jamboree: RNAseq data through visualization, May 20

Attend this Friday’s Data Jamboree for a workshop on exploring RNAseq data through visualization. Attendees will learn about the RNAseq experimental pipeline at OHSU, including study design considerations and RNAseq technologies. Bring your laptop and data for a hands-on introduction to an open source tool for visualizing your data. Please visit the RNAseq visualization website for help on formatting your data for inputting into the data visualization tool or explore the pre-loaded data. Everyone is welcome and … Read More

Upcoming class: RDA 101, May 12

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) connects the research community with workplace learning and offers classes for research administrators and others who support research at OHSU. A great place to start whether you or your staff are new to OHSU Research or have been around a while is RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, May 12 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 Join us as we take a big-picture look at Research Administration. Meet RDA unit leaders, tour … Read More

Judges and volunteers still needed for Research Week!

Research Week 2016 kicks off this coming Monday, May 2, and we’re still in need of a few oral and poster presentation judges. Specifically, we’re looking for faculty, postdocs, or researchers with expertise in: Clinical and systems science Cancer research Imaging and advanced technology Cell and molecular biology Surgery Informatics Judges play a critical role in giving valuable feedback to trainees on their presentation style and content. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please register as … Read More

Faculty 1000 presentation to be held, Apr. 28

Representatives from F1000 will be visiting OHSU on Thursday, April 28, 3 to 4 p.m., Medical Research Building, 310. F1000 acts as a filter, identifying and evaluating significant articles from biomedical research publications. A peer-nominated “Faculty” of scientists and clinicians select and evaluate important papers in their areas of expertise, with the goal of rating research on its own merits rather than according to the prestige or Impact Factor of the journal in which it is published. 92 … Read More

You’re invited to Research Week 2016

We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research: Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 200 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings throughout the week. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions. Many of the presenters are … Read More

Don’t miss Career Networking Night at Research Week, May 3

Join OHSU alumni and Portland professionals at this career networking night geared toward postdocs and graduate students. Meet with faculty representatives from various academic settings, scientists from large and small companies, intellectual property, laboratory and project management, administration, compliance, and a wide range of other career alternatives in science. Of special note, internship and hiring resources will be represented. HR representatives from Intel and the Knight Cancer Institute will be there to talk about what they look for in candidates, and internship organizers … Read More

Statewide 3MT competition to be held at OSU, May 21

Sign up for Research Week 2016’s Three-Minute Thesis competition and you may have a chance to win the statewide prize! Winners from the regional 3MT competitions will head to Corvallis to give their single-slide, three-minute presentations which will be evaluated for comprehension, engagement, and communication. Awards range from $500 – $1,000. The state competition will be held at Oregon State University on: Saturday, May 21 1:30  to 3:30 p.m. Oregon State University Learning Innovation Center (LINC) 100 Corvallis, Ore. This event … Read More

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