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Funding Focus: The new NIH biosketch and tools to support it, June 19

Update 6/17: Live stream will be available. Contact funding@ohsu.edu for more information. This summer, the NIH will pilot a new biosketch format that is designed to better explain the impact of your contribution to science. The new format could be required for all NIH applications as early as January 2015—but fortunately there are new tools coming online, such as ORCID and SciENcv that can help you build your biosketch and other parts of your application. Learn about … Read More

Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House, June 26

Members of the OHSU community are invited to join colleagues from Portland State University and Oregon State University for a tour of the new Collaborative Life Sciences Building on June 26. This will be your only opportunity to see many aspects of the building before access is restricted or space is in use. Parking is limited; please plan to use the tram or streetcar. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Open House Thursday, June 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program 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

Did you miss OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis Competition?

During Research Week 2014, OHSU held its second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students. 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia that is intended to develop academic, presentation, and research communication skills. Below, view recordings of OHSU’s 2014 3MT winners. Recordings of all participants are available here. Audience choice Asia Mitchell – Non-Random Chromosome Loss in Cancer   Second place Danielle Williamson – Protons, pH and the Proprotein Convertases   First place … Read More

Recordings of OHSU Research Week keynote lectures now available

Recordings of all four keynote lectures from OHSU Research Week 2014 have been posted online. To view the videos, log on with your OHSU username and password. Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health Monday, May 5, 2014 | “Charting our Future Together: Setting an Agenda for the NHLBI” Watch recording of talk Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and … Read More

TTBD brown bag: Evaluating a licensing opportunity, June 12

When a company looks at bringing in a new technology to commercialize, they perform due diligence on a wide array of different topics to allay the potential risks. What are these risks and what kind of questions do they ask? What kind of information can we provide to maximize interest and licensing revenue? In this presentation, TTBD Technology Development Managers, Rob Copenhaver and Trina Voss, will discuss the questions companies ask when evaluating a licensing … Read More

Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy lecture: Alan Trounson, Ph.D., June 10

The OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy welcomes Alan Trounson, Ph.D., past president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and emeritus professor of Monash University, for a lecture on translating discovery. Visiting speaker: Alan Trounson, Ph.D. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 4 to 5 p.m. OHSU Hospital room 8B60 Videoconferenced to NSI seminar room at the Oregon National Primate Research Center  Dr. Trounson was president of CIRM from 2007 to 2014 in … Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symposium, May 28

OHSU Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Symposium: Research to Rehab May 28, 2014 from  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CHH Conference Center (Room 4 on the 3rd Floor) The Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Research to Rehab Symposium has been funded by an OHSU Research Collaborative Advancement Award and supported by the OHSU Brain Institute to promote the growth and collaboration of TBI/PTSD research at OHSU. The symposium will include presentations and posters from … Read More

Women in Science seminar: Science policy, June 3

Are you a scientist interested in policy work? Curious what science policy even means? Come learn more about the intersection of science and politics, both locally and nationally, in a discussion with Emily Hebbron from Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s office. Women in Science seminar: Science policy Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mac Hall 2201 Organized by Women in Science OHSU.

Seminar: Modeling change in the presence of measurement error, May 30

Please join us for a special biostatistics presentation, featuring David Yanez, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington. Dr. Yanez has been involved in a wide variety of collaborative clinical and translational research. His statistical methodology interests include analysis of overdispersed data, joint modeling of mean and dispersion parameters and quasi-likelihood models, as well as his current interest in models for measurement error. He will present recent work in this latter … Read More

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