Jon Masterson, a project coordinator for OHSU Design & Construction, will be retiring from OHSU at the end of June. During his 28-year tenure, his focus has been on research and academic areas. “Jon has been an instrumental part of the change that OHSU’s built environment has seen over the last three decades. He was forever improving and building relationships – across campus and with outside vendors. He fostered success within his project teams and … Read More
If you use electron microscopy, fluorescent microscopy, or x-ray crystallography in your lab, chances are you’ve got a pretty cool image or two laying around somewhere. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) seeks entries for its second annual BioArt Competition. Last year, winning images were displayed at the NIH visitor center and a Capitol Hill reception. Submit your images and videos by July 11, 2013.
In addition to their quarterly grant program, the Medical Research Foundation recognizes Oregonians who are performing cutting edge research and demonstrating outstanding leadership. The official call for MRF award nominations will occur in July and nominations will be due August 23, 2013. In the meantime, please start thinking about nominating your most talented and promising colleagues for an award. Detailed information about each category – including the Mentor Award, Discovery Award, and Richard T. Jones … Read More
The OHSU Funding Opportunities Database has recently undergone a major upgrade. This database can be used by any OHSU student or employee to search for research grants and fellowships by keyword, rank, residence type, deadline, or sponsor. With this upgrade, the keyword search function has become more robust. Additionally, the database now tracks multiple deadlines for grant programs with more than one deadline per year. The database houses funding opportunities, primarily from non-governmental sources, of … Read More
The following individuals (and team!) were recently recognized by their colleagues and peers for their outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to research at OHSU. Nominations were solicited from across the institution, and a peer review committee selected winners from among those who were nominated. The winners were announced at the Research Week awards reception on May 23, 2013. Research Leadership Award For an individual or group who demonstrates outstanding leadership in research: Leslie Muldoon, Ph.D., … Read More
The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is pleased to announce the funding of five research awards through its Biomedical Innovation Program. The Program funds promising translational projects with the goal of moving innovative technologies to clinical application through commercialization. The Biomedical Innovation Program is supported by major funding from OCTRI, with supplemental support from the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI), and by a strong collaboration with OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development. … Read More
If you haven’t already added sessions from OHSU Research Week to your calendar, here’s another incentive to sweeten the deal: Attend three or more sessions or events throughout the week and be entered to win one of two iPad Minis*. Be sure to pick up a Research Week passport at the check-in desk in the Old Library starting Monday, May 20 at 12 p.m. Must be present at the Awards Reception on Thursday, May 23 … Read More
How is the sequester affecting your lab? NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is seeking feedback via social media on how the sequester is impacting biomedical research. Tweet to Dr. Collins using the hashtag #NIHSequesterImpact.
Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly graph? Turn that ugly data into a brand new iPod Nano! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, Friday, May 24, students will vote for the ugliest piece of data. We all have some form ugly data in our notebooks, and it’s different in every field. So submit your data, and let’s have a laugh at our … Read More
Join us in welcoming dentist and immunologist Phillip T. Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., as OHSU’s new School of Dentistry dean. Dr. Marucha currently serves as associate dean for research and director of graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. In addition to his work as a clinician and leader, Dr. Marucha is an active researcher. He has been PI on more than a dozen grants and has been an investigator or … Read More