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

Leading gene therapy researcher to visit OHSU Oct. 20

As part of its Bench to Bedside research seminar series, the OHSU Department of Pediatrics will host Donald Kohn, M.D., who will present “Gene therapy using hematopoietic stem cells.’ Kohn is a professor in the Division of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also former president of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Kohn will talk about the science of gene therapy targeting human … Read More

Lecture: The Nature of Seeing, Portland Art Museum, Oct. 29

The eyes are the window for the brain. Yet there are many mysteries about how our brains makes sense of what we see and, more specifically, how we perceive art. Join David Wilson, director of the Casey Eye Institute at OHSU, as he presents on art, perception and the brain as part of panel discussion with leaders in the field of neuroscience from OHSU and the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. The lecture … Read More

Interested in a training session in finding funding?

Representatives from Elsevier are offering two training sessions on how to find funding using SciVal Funding, a web resource that can support you in the pre-award stage of the funding process. Sessions are on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am in Vollum M1441. Please RSVP to and mention your funding area of interest.

Gene Therapy Symposium, Nov. 4

The OHSU Gene Therapy Working Group and the Pape’ Family Pediatric Research Institute invite you to attend the 4th Annual Gene Therapy Symposium, an afternoon event to showcase OHSU’s Gene Therapy research excellence. Gene Therapy at OHSU Wednesday, Nov. 4 2 to 6:30 p.m.  Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Vey Conference Center  Register here by Oct. 28 This half day symposium will feature “Emerging prospects for gene therapy for muscular dystrophy,” a keynote address from Jeffrey S. Chamberlain, Ph.D., McCaw … Read More

MedTech Alliance one-year anniversary showcase, Nov. 4

OHSU will be hosting its third MedTech Alliance program meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4, marking the one-year anniversary of the program’s launch. The meeting will include highlighted inventor and partner speakers as well as a poster session. The MedTech Alliance program is a platform for 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 is to facilitate collaborations and … Read More

2015 Tanabe Address: Juan Enriquez, Nov. 4

“We are the primary drivers of change. We will directly and indirectly determine what lives, what dies, where, and when. We are in a different phase of evolution; the future of life is now in our hands.” Join futurist Juan Enriquez as he conducts a sweeping tour of how humans are changing the course of evolution—sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. Juan Enriquez: Evolving Ourselves Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 7 p.m. Newmark Theater 1111 SW Broadway in … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a career development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21-25

In honor of the sixth annual National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21 to 25, 2015, OHSU will host a week’s worth of events in recognition of its 294 postdoctoral scholars. OHSU joins nearly 100 institutions in the U.S. and Canada in holding activities that honor postdocs and recognize the contributions they make to research and development. This year marks the first time OHSU will celebrate National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, recognizing the vital contributions its postdoctoral … Read More

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