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Learn about volunteering overseas at OHSU Global health fair, Oct. 6

Are you interested in learning more about global volunteer opportunities? The OHSU Global Health Fair features opportunities for you to hear directly from the many organizations that place volunteers (like you!) overseas. Beginning at 12 p.m., you can maximize your noon hour by attending short, 5-minute presentations by each of the organizations in the OHSU Auditorium. While you’re there, don’t miss the informational tables set up in the Great Hall where you can speak one on one with the organizations. … Read More

Export Controls 101 session, Oct. 11

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to learn about resources and policies relevant to working with foreign nationals, traveling, collaborating and sharing materials internationally. Why participate? Because compromised export controls could lead to serious consequences for individuals, departments, and OHSU as a whole. Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration Tuesday, Oct. 11 2 to 3 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 2201 Marquam Hill Join Export Controls Officer Jen McCaw as she facilitates case studies and gives an action-packed tour … Read More

Get to know OHSU’s Research Administration, Oct. 13

Are you new or transferring into a research-related role? Do you need to connect with research administration services as part of your work? Research Administration Training and Education offers a research learning portal that includes a series centered on research administration at OHSU, starting with RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to research administration Thursday, Oct. 13 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 This session features a big-picture look at research administration, introductions to 11 RDA unit leaders, a discussion on roles and responsibilities, greetings from front-line RDA staff, … Read More

NIH director to give annual Mark O. Hatfield Lecture, Oct. 24

The Director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D, will be giving this year’s Mark O. Hatfield Lecture. The talk will examine recent advances in fundamental knowledge about biology—and highlight the ways in which that knowledge is serving to improve human health. Topics may include research developments at the NIH at the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, the Precision Medicine Initiative, the Cancer Moonshot, and updates on Zika and other global … Read More

Grand opening of Center for Radiochemistry Research, Sept. 20

The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute cordially invites you to attend the ribbon cutting of the Center for Radiochemistry Research, the newest research building on Marquam Hill since the Biomedical Research Building opened in 2005. The center will provide OHSU scientists with a new suite of powerful imaging tools and expertise, including new labs, a cyclotron for isotope generation, and advanced imaging technology for preclinical and clinical research. The the facility and its resources will give OHSU … Read More

Webinar on The National Microbiome Initiative, Sept. 16

In May of this year the White House announced a collaboration with various Federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders to foster the study of microbiomes, communities of microorganisms, across different systems. The National Microbiome Initiative supports interdisciplinary research, development of platform technologies, and expansion of the microbiome workforce with the aim of protecting and restoring healthy microbiome function. Microbiomes live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans, and the atmosphere, but how do they impact human health? … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Oct. 11

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This upcoming workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the … Read More

Early-technology development workshop, Sept. 14

Last week, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute announced its most recent round of funding through the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development. Commercialization is a key component of the Biomedical Innovation Program and also the area applicants are likely least familiar with. To address this, OCTRI and Technology Transfer and Business Development are teaming up to host a workshop to discuss strategies of concept-to-product development. “From concept to commercialization: An early-technology development workshop” … Read More

Women in Science leadership panel discussion, Sept. 20

Join Women in Science Portland for a dynamic discussion examining what it takes to become a leader in STEM. Panelists include two top executives from General Electric and leaders from academia and biotech. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to talk with the women who are trailblazing new territory in leadership! Women in leadership panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 20 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building, 1A001 Featured panelists: Beth Comstock, vice chair, GE Business … Read More

Effort certification and DHHS salary cap refresher training, Sept. 6

Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the Department of Health & Human Services salary cap? Join the Research Administration Training and Education program for an overview, examples, and discussion. Effort certification, salary cap refresher training Tuesday, Sept. 6 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, room 3181 (1B) Register in Compass Topics covered: Review of effort certification process and DHHS salary cap requirements Strategies and tools to ensure accurate, complete, and timely … Read More

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