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Volunteers needed for Research Week 2016!

Research Week 2016 is less than a month away, and we need your help! Each year, volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help: Check-in Desk As a Check-in Desk volunteer, you … Read More

Watch seasoned reviewers discuss NIH proposals as if you were there

The Mock NIH Study Section, led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., will review both an NIH K career development and an R01 application with a panel of OHSU faculty acting as reviewers. This part of the Research Week 2016 event will demonstrate how grants are evaluated and discussed through the NIH peer review process – and provide insight into improving your own grantsmanship. In addition, we need your participation! The audience will be asked to score the applications … Read More

Community conversation series: Mosquitos, babies, and the Zika virus, Apr. 18

The Community Conversation series, hosted by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR), resumes later this month with an examination of the Zika Virus. Despite media attention, there are more questions than answers about the connection between Zika virus infection and abnormal development in babies. Join NWABR to learn what the experts know, and to understand special considerations in research with babies and pregnant women. The discussion will be facilitated by OHSU clinical scientist Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H. Monday, April 18, 5:45 – … Read More

Students and postdocs: We want your ugly data!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? An image of an experiment gone terribly wrong? Perhaps a rather hideous figure? Turn in your ugly data for a chance to win a prize at Research Week! On Monday, May 2, day one of Research Week 2016, attendees will vote for the ugliest data during the poster session. You no doubt have some repulsive data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in … Read More

Research Week 2016 schedule now available!

The detailed schedule for OHSU Research Week 2016 is now live! Be sure to check it out for important dates, times, and abstracts for oral and poster presentations, keynote lectures, and workshops. For your convenience, the schedule is also available on Guidebook. This mobile application allows you to plan which sessions you want to attend, and provides maps to help you get there. Download the app here and then search for RW16. In addition to the mobile app, the guide is also available on … Read More

Military Health Systems Research Symposium abstracts due Apr. 8! Funds available for meeting support

The Military Health Systems Research Symposium (MHSRS) is the most important Department of Defense scientific meeting of the year. Bringing together all the branches of the armed forces, this joint symposium provides a collaborative environment of exchange among military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, industry, and academic scientists like you, OHSU researchers! This is a highly interdisciplinary meeting. Areas of interest include combat casualty care, military operational medicine, and clinical and rehabilitative … Read More

2016 Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture: Reducing gun violence through science and collaboration, Apr. 22

The 6th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health will feature Mark Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P., chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Ga. The Task Force for Global Health works to address unmet health needs of people in low-income countries, focusing on controlling or eliminating neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable diseases. Friday, Apr. 22 12 p.m. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Vey Auditorium, 11th floor Rosenberg joined The Task Force for Global Health in 1999 and currently serves … Read More

Speakers announced for Jungers research symposium, May 2

Kelsey Martin, M.D. Ph.D.; Benjamin Wolozin, M.D, Ph.D; and J. Paul Taylor, M.D, Ph.D., will present at the 2016 Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research Symposium as part of OHSU Research Week, May 2-6. 2016 Jungers Symposium “RNA granules: From synaptic plasticity to neurodegeneration” Monday, May 2 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Reception to follow Kelsey Martin, M.D. Ph.D. Professor of biological chemistry, psychiatry, and behavioral sciences, executive vice dean, and associate vice chancellor at … Read More

School of Dentistry Research Day, Mar. 31

Join the School of Dentistry this Thursday for its annual Research Day, highlighting the research activities and achievements made by faculty, staff, and students within the school. Research is an integral component of the school’s mission, significantly contributing to the education and clinical training of students. Thursday, Mar. 31 12 to 4 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Luisa A. DiPietro, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and director of the Center for Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration at the … Read More

Who’s presenting at Research Week 2016? Announcing this year’s keynotes

Another Research Week is on the horizon, and with it comes another round of engaging keynote speakers! Starting off the week will be student’s choice keynote presenter Laurie A. Boyer, Ph.D., Irvin and Helen Sizer Career Development Associate Professor of Biology at MIT. Her talk, “Mending a broken heart,” will focus on recent efforts to dissect the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that control cell fate decisions during mammalian heart development and how faulty regulation of these … Read More

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