Events

NRSA Application Workshop: Technical Components, June 30

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 workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, M.D., Ph.D., program coordinator; Jerry … Read More

2nd annual NeuroFutures Conference, July 15-17: Register now, abstracts due July 1

One in four U.S. adults suffer from a diagnosable neurological disorder, and a quarter of these are seriously disabled as a result. These patients endure immense physical and emotional suffering, and their family members and caregivers bear a heavy emotional and financial burden. That’s why thought leaders in research, engineering, industry, and clinical settings from around the world will descend on Portland for the 2nd annual NeuroFutures Conference, July 15-17.  Sponsored by the OHSU Brain … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade Demo

eIRB Upgrade: Demo Presented by: Kelly Kidner, IRB analyst Thursday, June 11 10 to 11 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with Human Subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade Demo! During this brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a presentation of the new Initial Submissions process, the modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New Information (RNI) system. This brown … Read More

Seminar: How bacteria and cancer cells regulate mutagenesis, June 12

The OHSU Institute of Environmental Health presents “How bacteria and cancer cells regulate mutagenesis and their ability to evolve,” a seminar by Susan Rosenberg, Ph.D. Rosenberg is the Ben F. Love Chair in Cancer Research, professor of molecular and human genetics, and leader of teh Cancer Evolvability Program in the Dan Duncan Cancer Center at the Baylor College of Medicine. Friday, June 12, 2015 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 1162 Rosenberg studies … Read More

Recap: Spring MedTech Alliance event

The MedTech Alliance program is a platform for investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance is to facilitate collaborations and investment opportunities in order to advance OHSU innovations. On May 6, the MedTech Alliance held its second annual spring meeting. The event featured discussions on four different technologies created at OHSU. Technologies highlighted included: Bioabsorbable dural clips … Read More

Research Administration: Effort and salary cap classes in June

The end of yet another effort cycle occurs on June 30, 2015. Get a jump on your effort tracking, reporting process, and salary cap coordination with these upcoming classes: Effort Certification Tuesday, June 2 2 to 4 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, 3181 1B 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. Enroll … Read More

Video: Three Minute Thesis student participants show their stuff

Did you miss OHSU’s third annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition during Research Week in early May? This is where 16 OHSU grad students each presented their thesis in 180 seconds or less. You can get caught up on all the action by viewing videos, which are each – surprise! – three minutes in length. Watch here! When you’re finished, check out who took home the top prizes and went on to represent OHSU at … Read More

The war on melanoma: Skin cancer research and sun safety expo, May 30

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

OCTRI Research Forum: Turning a proposal into a protocol, May 28

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 May’s topic: Turning a proposal into a protocol Research proposal vs. a study protocol- what’s the difference?  Learn how to fine tune your research proposal and prepare a protocol ready to implement. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & Translational Research Center, and Bridget Adams, Investigator Support and Integration Services, will lead … Read More

BIRCWH Northwest women’s health & sex/gender research conference, May 22

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Northwest is offering a unique conference experience May 22, when it hosts its annual sex/gender research conference in Portland. The conference will bring people across Oregon together to devote a day for collaboration, networking, and resource sharing, and hear from researchers with expertise and resources related to women’s health and/or sex/gender issues. BIRCWH Northwest Women’s Health and Sex/Gender Research Conference Friday, May 22, 2015 8:30 a.m. to … Read More

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