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Institute of Medicine president to give Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture, April 4

Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., president of the Institute of Medicine, will be giving the 4th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health this Friday, April 4 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. His talk will be on, “U.S. Health in International Perspective.” A reception will follow. Prior to IOM, Dr. Fineberg served as provost of Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, following thirteen years as dean of the Harvard School … Read More

Registration open for BIRCWH Northwest Women’s Health Research Conference

This year marks the inaugural BIRCWH Northwest Women’s Health Research Conference at OHSU. This is a terrific opportunity to promote scientific connections and share resources among researchers across the Northwest who conduct women’s health research. As researchers face more challenges in finding funding, novel interdisciplinary research collaborations are more vital than ever. The daylong conference will feature a national keynote speaker as well as appearances by many leading women’s health researchers in clinical, basic, behavioral, … Read More

All-faculty forum with OHSU President Joe Robertson, April 2

A special all-faculty forum with OHSU President Joe Robertson will be held April 2, 2014 at 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Hear directly from Dr. Robertson and Chief Financial Officer Lawrence Furnstahl, as well as School of Medicine Dean Mark Richardson and OHSU Provost Jeanette Mladenovic, about topics including: Faculty support initiative Transparent budgeting initiative Update on the Knight Challenge These topics will be followed by an open discussion. View this FPP/Clinician Commons blog post for … Read More

TTBD Intellectual Property Primer brown bag, April 10

Are you thinking about commercializing an invention? Do you want to learn more about the intellectual property patent protection process at OHSU? Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) patent associate Todd Horne, Ph.D., will lead a discussion in this overview of intellectual property strategies with a focus on effectively pursuing patent protection. In this presentation, we will discuss recent updates and changes to patent protection for inventions involving laws of nature, natural phenomena, natural products, … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2014 keynote speaker preview

Gary Gibbons, M.D. Monday, May 5, 2014, 1 to 2 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health, oversees the third largest institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of 917 federal employees. Prior to being named director of the NHLBI, Dr. Gibbons served as a member of the National Heart, Lung, … Read More

Upcoming Research Week skill development workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially trainees!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars that are intended to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014. Data Visualization Friday, April 4, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. in CROET 3524 A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if it is well presented. This seminar will cover the basics of visual perception, design and data presentation. Presented … Read More

Essentials of Grant Administration; class begins March 25

Now is the time to reserve your spot in this spring’s Essentials of Grant Administration class! Whether you’re new to grant administration or interested in learning about the most current practices and resources relating to federal grant funding, this course is for you. It’s also the centerpiece of Research Administration Training & Education’s Essentials of Grant Administration Certificate Program. A variety of topic experts in the OHSU Research mission help to paint the “big picture” as … Read More

HIP Buffet: Using Epic for Research, March 18

Wondering how Epic (the system OHSU uses for electronic medical records) might be used to answer your research questions? Come learn what Epic has to offer to researchers and how to access it. This seminar will be led by Robert Schuff, M.S., director of Clinical Research Informatics at the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 The HIP Buffet Series, sponsored by the Human Investigations Program … Read More

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring Vollum Writing Course, 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 … Read More

Deadline extended: Research Week abstracts due March 10

The deadline to submit an abstract to present at OHSU Research Week has been extended to Monday, March 10. All OHSU students, faculty, fellows, and research staff are invited to submit an abstract for either a 10-minute oral or poster presentation. Research Week is a great opportunity to practice your presentation skills and meet colleagues from different departments and programs. Abstracts that have previously been presented at other meetings may be submitted for Research Week. Oral presentations … Read More

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