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

Military Health Systems Research Symposium abstracts due Apr. 8! Funds available for meeting support

The Military Health Systems Research Symposium (MHSRS) is the most important Department of Defense scientific meeting of the year. Bringing together all the branches of the armed forces, this joint symposium provides a collaborative environment of exchange among military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, industry, and academic scientists like you, OHSU researchers! This is a highly interdisciplinary meeting. Areas of interest include combat casualty care, military operational medicine, and clinical and rehabilitative … Read More

2016 Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture: Reducing gun violence through science and collaboration, Apr. 22

The 6th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health will feature Mark Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P., chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Ga. The Task Force for Global Health works to address unmet health needs of people in low-income countries, focusing on controlling or eliminating neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable diseases. Friday, Apr. 22 12 p.m. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Vey Auditorium, 11th floor Rosenberg joined The Task Force for Global Health in 1999 and currently serves … Read More

Speakers announced for Jungers research symposium, May 2

Kelsey Martin, M.D. Ph.D.; Benjamin Wolozin, M.D, Ph.D; and J. Paul Taylor, M.D, Ph.D., will present at the 2016 Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research Symposium as part of OHSU Research Week, May 2-6. 2016 Jungers Symposium “RNA granules: From synaptic plasticity to neurodegeneration” Monday, May 2 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Reception to follow Kelsey Martin, M.D. Ph.D. Professor of biological chemistry, psychiatry, and behavioral sciences, executive vice dean, and associate vice chancellor at … Read More

School of Dentistry Research Day, Mar. 31

Join the School of Dentistry this Thursday for its annual Research Day, highlighting the research activities and achievements made by faculty, staff, and students within the school. Research is an integral component of the school’s mission, significantly contributing to the education and clinical training of students. Thursday, Mar. 31 12 to 4 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building Luisa A. DiPietro, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and director of the Center for Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration at the … Read More

Who’s presenting at Research Week 2016? Announcing this year’s keynotes

Another Research Week is on the horizon, and with it comes another round of engaging keynote speakers! Starting off the week will be student’s choice keynote presenter Laurie A. Boyer, Ph.D., Irvin and Helen Sizer Career Development Associate Professor of Biology at MIT. Her talk, “Mending a broken heart,” will focus on recent efforts to dissect the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that control cell fate decisions during mammalian heart development and how faulty regulation of these … Read More

Get ready for Research Week with these pre-event workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially students and trainees, but really everyone!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016. How to make and present a poster Friday, Apr. 1 12 to 1 p.m. MRB 310 You’ve done the research, now you need to pull it together for you Research Week poster! This seminar will present key tips for creating and presenting … Read More

The three laws of communication: Jean-Luc Doumont lecture, Apr. 7

Useful as each of them can be, a large body of tips and tricks is impossible to remember, at least in a practical, usable way, unless it is structured into a balanced, meaningful hierarchy. In this talk, Jean-luc Doumont, Ph.D., proposes and illustrates three simple yet solid ideas that lead to more effective communication and that underpin every other guideline: easy to remember, readily applicable, and always relevant—in short, valuable for the rest of your life. Thursday, Apr. 7 3:30 … Read More

Marquam Hill Lecture: The 24-hour clock and human health, Steven Shea, Mar. 17

The 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with OHSU’s Steven Shea, Ph.D., presenting, “The 24 hour clock and human health.” Marquam Hill Lecture Thursday, Mar. 17 7 p.m. OHSU Auditorium About the lecture Did you know heart attacks occur most frequently in the morning? And asthma is generally worst at night? What’s behind this connection between the 24-hour clock and the body clock? Steven Shea, Ph.D., director and senior scientist at the Oregon Institute of Occupational … Read More

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