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Mock Study Section offers a front row seat at Research Week, May 3

You are invited to watch seasoned reviewers discuss NIH proposals as if you were there! The Mock NIH Study Section, led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., will review NIH K career development and R01 applications with a panel of OHSU faculty acting as reviewers. This event will demonstrate how grants are evaluated and discussed through the NIH peer review process, and provide insight into improving your own grantsmanship. In addition, you get to participate! The audience … Read More

OCTRI presents two trainings, May 5 & 9

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is sponsoring the following training presentations: Working with CTO-Contracting: How do I get my clinical trial contract negotiated and why isn’t it signed yet? Thursday, May 5, 2016  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Speakers: Darlene Kitterman, M.B.A., and Jacqueline Brown, J.D. Subject injury policy, identification, and reporting at OHSU* Monday, May 9, 2016 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium … Read More

Register for OHSU’s Three-Minute Thesis competition by Apr. 26

Think you can describe your research to Tram travelers in the time it takes to reach the South Waterfront? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2016 is excited to host its fourth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m in the OHSU Auditorium. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students … Read More

OHSU forum: Data science and biomedical research, Apr. 20

The OHSU community is invited to attend a forum with Philip Bourne, Ph.D., associate director for data science at the National Institutes of Health, presenting on data science and biomedical research. Forum and Q&A Wednesday, Apr. 20 12 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 1162 The associate director and his office provide input to the overall NIH vision and actions undertaken by each of the 27 Institutes and Centers in support of biomedical research as a digital enterprise. They are … Read More

Volunteer as a presentation judge at Research Week!

Research Week 2016 is fast approaching and we need your help! We are looking for 51 faculty, postdocs, and research staff to serve as judges for students and postdocs who are presenting talks and posters during Research Week, May 2-6. For each session for which you sign up to judge, you’ll be asked to evaluate a maximum of four student presentations (either oral or poster). Visit the sign-up page for a full listing of session dates, times, and … Read More

Volunteers needed for Research Week 2016!

Research Week 2016 is less than a month away, and we need your help! Each year, volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help: Check-in Desk As a Check-in Desk volunteer, you … Read More

Watch seasoned reviewers discuss NIH proposals as if you were there

The Mock NIH Study Section, led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., will review both an NIH K career development and an R01 application with a panel of OHSU faculty acting as reviewers. This part of the Research Week 2016 event will demonstrate how grants are evaluated and discussed through the NIH peer review process – and provide insight into improving your own grantsmanship. In addition, we need your participation! The audience will be asked to score the applications … Read More

Community conversation series: Mosquitos, babies, and the Zika virus, Apr. 18

The Community Conversation series, hosted by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR), resumes later this month with an examination of the Zika Virus. Despite media attention, there are more questions than answers about the connection between Zika virus infection and abnormal development in babies. Join NWABR to learn what the experts know, and to understand special considerations in research with babies and pregnant women. The discussion will be facilitated by OHSU clinical scientist Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H. Monday, April 18, 5:45 – … Read More

Students and postdocs: We want your ugly data!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? An image of an experiment gone terribly wrong? Perhaps a rather hideous figure? Turn in your ugly data for a chance to win a prize at Research Week! On Monday, May 2, day one of Research Week 2016, attendees will vote for the ugliest data during the poster session. You no doubt have some repulsive data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in … Read More

Research Week 2016 schedule now available!

The detailed schedule for OHSU Research Week 2016 is now live! Be sure to check it out for important dates, times, and abstracts for oral and poster presentations, keynote lectures, and workshops. For your convenience, the schedule is also available on Guidebook. This mobile application allows you to plan which sessions you want to attend, and provides maps to help you get there. Download the app here and then search for RW16. In addition to the mobile app, the guide is also available on … Read More

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