Open Insight lecture double-feature: Shreejoy Tripathy, Ph.D., Jan. 27

Don’t miss these two exciting events at the OHSU library this week: Shreejoy Tripathy, Ph.D., postdoc at the Centre for High-Throughput Biology at the University of British Columbia and founder of will be visiting campus this Wednesday, Jan. 27, as part of the OHSU Library-sponsored Open Insight lecture series. The Library is hosting a lunch-time event with Tripathy from 12 to 1 p.m. in BICC 429.  The session, “More than your results:  A roundtable discussion on … Read More

Epic for research: Drop-in sessions begin Jan. 19

The ITG Epic Research Team is now hosting monthly drop-in sessions on the third Tuesday of every month in BICC 120, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  These sessions are for any research staff who have questions about using Epic for research, need some one-on-one help using Epic for research, want to learn Epic tips, tricks, and shortcuts for better efficiency, or anyone who has ideas or requests related to using Epic for research that you’d like to share with the … Read More

Graduate student funding opportunity

The Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) is inviting graduate students pursuing either a master’s or doctoral degree in Portland, Oregon to submit research proposals in topic areas related to chronic disorganization. Each year at ICD’s educational conference, grants are awarded to students in support of local university student projects. Grants will be offered to three student projects: two grants of approximately $500 each; one grant of $1000. All grantees must commit to participate in a panel presentation at which they … Read More

Training Opportunity for Responsible Conduct of Research

Are you participating in an NIH training grant award or fellowship? Do you need RCR training? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets RCR requirements for Ks, Ts, and other career development or individual fellowship grants. This seminar is an interactive and practical experience  focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. These may be related to ethics, integrity, or regulatory … Read More

MedTech Alliance one-year anniversary attracts largest crowd to date

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, OHSU hosted its third MedTech Alliance program meeting and marked the one-year anniversary of the program launch. The meeting attracted over 150 attendees, including representatives from industry and investor groups, OHSU faculty and staff, and the Portland business and startup communities. The MedTech Alliance program allows investors, industry representatives, and community partners to stay up to date on early-stage collaboration and investment opportunities at OHSU. The goal of the MedTech Alliance … Read More

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar, David T. Wong, UCLA, Nov. 30

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes David T. Wong, D.M.D., D.M.Sc., professor and associate dean of research, UCLA School of Dentistry, and director, Oral/Head and Neck Oncology Research Center, as he presents “Saliva-based EFIRM liquid biopsy,” as part of the School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building, 3Aoo3A/B Add to your calendar. For more information about the speaker series, call 503 494-8874 or visit … Read More

Breast Cancer Issues Conference: Call for abstracts

The Susan G. Komen Foundation’s local affiliate will be hosting a small poster session at their next Breast Cancer Issues Conference. They are inviting OHSU researchers to submit abstracts for consideration by Nov. 20, 2015. The conference will be held on March 5, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel in NE Portland. This conference aims to provide education, support and empowerment for breast cancer survivors, co-survivors, and health professionals. The annual event covers topics such as risk … Read More

Announcing Data Science forums for OHSU researchers

Do you have an opinion about the future of data science or research informatics at OHSU? If so, this is your chance to provide input for OHSU’s new data science initiative. OHSU will be investing in clinical and research informatics in the next several years, and the institution wants to hear from you about what is needed to succeed. You’re invited to attend a series of three, 90-minute forums across campus to solicit input from … Read More

IRB brown bag: Navigating the new eIRB

Navigating the new eIRB Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Nov. 12 10 to 11 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Come join us for an orientation of the new eIRB system. See how UPs will trigger the RNI form, learn how to submit a Continuing Review and get an introduction to the new system in general. Bring your questions and get ready to learn!

NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch to visit OHSU Nov. 13

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, with director Jon Lorsch, Ph.D., at the helm, is breaking new ground on funding and workforce development strategies. Come and hear Lorsch talk about exciting changes taking place at NIGMS as he presents: “Developing a More Productive, Efficient and Sustainable Biomedical Research Enterprise” Nov. 13th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor Auditorium Lorsch will share the latest news out of NIGMS and outline the institute’s strategic plan as … Read More

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