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Oregon Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, register by Mar. 20

The Oregon chapter of the Society for Neuroscience invites OHSU researchers, clinicians, and faculty to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations for its 2015 annual meeting Friday and Saturday, Mar. 27 and 28, at McMenamins Edgefield. Visit this site for a list of speakers, submission instructions, and to register. The deadline to register and submit abstracts is Friday, Mar. 20!  Register here today. Abstracts may be submitted to Dr. Larry Sherman as late as … Read More

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Patentable subject matter, Apr. 2

Recent Supreme Court cases have reshaped the landscape of what is and is not patentable subject matter in the United States – particularly in the fields of natural products, diagnostic testing, and software. C. Rachal Winger, of the law firm Lee & Hayes in Seattle, will discuss some of the recent changes. Winger and Jeff Jackson, senior patent associate at OHSU, will then have an informal discussion and answer audience questions about these changes and … Read More

Funding Focus: DoD funding and insights from the Military Health Systems Research Symposium, Mar. 19

The Department of Defense funds research across the spectrum, from very basic science to social and behavioral studies. But how do you take advantage of these funds? Come to March’s Funding Focus, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, to learn about what the DoD is currently interested in, the importance of networking, and how you can get support to attend the most important DoD biomedical research conference of the year, the Military Health Systems … Read More

GRADE Approach workshop for practice guideline development, Apr. 23-24

The West Coast branch of the US Cochrane Center, along with OHSU and the US GRADE Network, is sponsoring a two-day training in GRADE guideline development methodology.  The program, Guideline Development Workshop – The GRADE Approach, will be held Apr. 23 and 24, 2015, at OHSU’s Center for Health & Healing in Portland, Ore. This course will be led by founders of the US GRADE working group, with special guest presenter Holger Schünemann, M.D., M.Sc., … Read More

Training grants class for research administrators, Mar. 24

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering a three-hour course on Training Grants and Fellowships this month. The course offers a practical understanding of pre- and post-award project management and processes involved in supporting training grants and fellowships, from preparing tables to processing a termination notification and including a brief tour of eRA Commons xTrain. Instructors include staff from RDA units as well as a representative of the T32 Administrators group. Training grants and fellowships course Tuesday, Mar. 24 … Read More

Jungers Center plenary lecturer, Mortiz Helmstaedter, Ph.D., to speak during Research Week

Please join the Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research for a presentation by its plenary lecturer,  Moritz Helmstaedter, Ph.D,. as part of the 2015 Jungers Symposium and OHSU Research Week. Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Lecture title: “Connectomics: The dense reconstruction of neuronal circuits” Moritz Helmstaedter is the director of the Department of Connectomics at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, Germany. His research is focused on deciphering how the cerebral … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB upgrade RNI

eIRB Upgrade: Reportable New Information (RNI) Presented by Andrea Seykora, assistant research integrity officer Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015 2 to 3 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   The new eIRB system will handle reporting of Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Deviations through a single pathway called “Reportable New Information (RNI).” In addition, the OHSU IRB is revising its policy on what items will require investigators to submit a report. This brown bag session will introduce … Read More

Brain Fair 2015: Celebrate the adaptive power of the brain, Mar. 14

Learn about the amazing adaptive power of the brain at this cerebral celebration that includes interactive exhibits, real brains, crafts, demonstrations, prizes, a Brain Fair Passport and OHSU neuroscientists explaining their groundbreaking research. OHSU Brain Institute Brain Fair 2015 Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) auditorium 1945 SE Water Ave. Museum admission is not required to attend.

OCTRI Research Forum: Survey design and tools part II, Mar. 12

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 March’s topic: Survey design and tools part II Learn best practices in creating and using a survey for research and discover available tools offered through OCTRI and other resources. Presenters: Rob Schuff, Julie Mitchell and Bridget Adams. Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, 11th … Read More

Register now for OHSU Rare Disease Day Symposium, Apr. 7

This symposium will showcase OHSU’s portfolio of rare disease research. The theme of this year’s event is “Advances and Challenges in Rare Disease Research.” OHSU Rare Disease Day Symposium Tuesday, April 7 4 to 8:30 p.m. Vey Conference Center (11th floor of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital) Register here The keynote speaker will be Sekar Kathiresian, M.D., a clinical cardiologist and human geneticist and director of Preventive Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Kathiresian is a member of … Read More

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