Save the date: MedTech Alliance fall meeting, Nov. 4

The MedTech Alliance is a platform for investor, industry, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. Mark your calendars for the MedTech Alliance fall 2015 meeting. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 5 to 7:30 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building 3A001 Register now. This event will be an evening of networking and learning to mark the one-year anniversary of the launch of OHSU’s MedTech Alliance program. The meeting … Read More

Three-session inventor workshop, Sept. 9, 16, 23

Do you have an invention, but don’t know where to start? Senior Patent Associate, Jeff Jackson, M.S., J.D., will lead this three-session, interactive workshop that will teach you how to identify, define, and set apart your intellectual property. Session 1: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 4 to 5 p.m., Center for Health & Healing, 6052 The first session of this workshop will help inventors in writing an initial description of their own invention. Participants will learn how … Read More

Community Conversation series resumes Aug. 25

Join the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research for the next installment in the 2015 Community Conversations series: “You are what you eat: antibiotic resistance from chickens to your table.” The event will explore the connection between chickens and human health with a discussion on how the use of antibiotics in large scale chicken farming impacts the economy and our health. The discussion will be co-facilitated by Kathy Hessler, J.D., LL.M, Lewis & Clark Law School and Emma … Read More

VentureWell grant opportunity Q&A session

Do you have an idea for an invention or startup company? Do you need help getting started? Well, a new resource has recently become available to the OHSU community. VentureWell is a non-profit higher education network, cultivating science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship on university and college campuses,and moving them forward to commercialization. There are two available grant programs aimed at graduate students and faculty. Student grant program: VentureWell’s E-Team student grant program provides veteran … Read More

Annual Oregon Bioscience conference coming in September; submit abstracts by Aug. 14

The Oregon Bioscience Association‘s 2015 annual conference is just around the corner, and poster abstracts submissions are being accepted through Friday, Aug. 14. The poster session is a great opportunity for academic researchers and start-up companies to share their research innovations and obtain valuable feedback from local industry leaders, biotech executives, investors, and other conference attendees. The poster session and other conference events also provide a valuable forum for networking, establishing new collaborations and partnerships, … Read More

Save the date: 2015 TTBD awards, Oct. 19

The Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) awards ceremony is an annual celebration that recognizes OHSU community members for their efforts in licensing, sponsored research, patenting, and entrepreneurship. Mark your calendars for the 2015 TTBD awards ceremony. Save the date! Monday, Oct. 19 5 to 8 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building This event will include: Awards and recognition for OHSU innovation and entrepreneurship Reception with complimentary refreshments Remarks from: Daniel Dorsa, senior vice president for research Brendan Rauw, … Read More

Seminar: Model of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, Aug. 3 & 4

If you’re interested in the epidemiological model of HIV/AIDS, this seminar will give you insight into innovations currently being developed. The seminar will discuss layering detail using individual-based modeling — a strategy to combine HIV biology, behavior, and care-seeking in a unified epidemiological model of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. This event will be led by Anna Bershteyn, Ph.D., senior research manager and associate principal investigator at the Institute for Disease Modeling based in Bellevue, Wash. Monday, … Read More

Workshop on reproducible research, July 22

Reproducible research provides transparency that fosters credibility and allows others to replicate findings and build on them. Recent challenges with reliability of published findings led the NIH to issue new requirements designed to enhance reproducability and various scientific journals, including Nature, have introduced new editorial methods to address the problem. But what specific measures should researchers take to meet these new standards? Advanced software products can be used to help investigators adopt reproducibility into their research. One … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Industry-Sponsored Research, Jul. 21

If you’re interested in working with industry, this workshop can give you important insights into what you need to know for success. Panelists will discuss the life cycle of a successful industry-sponsored research agreement. Evan Lind, Ph.D., will discuss industry-sponsored research obligations from the investigator’s perspective, including how to build a successful collaboration, develop a budget, and troubleshoot. Other panelists will discuss topics such as the typical agreement negotiation process, how business development associates can help … Read More

2015 EURAXESS scientific communication competition now accepting submissions

The EURAXESS Science Slam North America is back! Five researchers will compete for the title of North America’s best science communicator in Chicago, Oct. 17-21. The champion will join the winners of other Science Slams held around the world for a unique networking trip to Europe in 2016. What is a science slam? It’s a scientific talk where researchers present their work in 10 minutes or less to a non-expert audience. The presentations are judged by … Read More

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