The National Science Foundation held its annual Science and Technology Centers Directors Meeting at OHSU’s Waterfront Campus on August 22-23, 2013. Featured meeting presenters included U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer; Vinton Cerf, Ph.D., vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google; Wilfred Pinfold, Ph.D., director of Research and Advanced Technology Development at Intel; and William Vesneski, J.D., Ph.D., director of Evaluation and Planning at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Meeting attendees included NSF program staff, … Read More
Nominations are open for the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize Oregonians who are performing cutting edge research and demonstrating outstanding leadership. Nominations are open for the following categories: The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon Investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health-related research while working in Oregon. This research can be in the basic, clinical or behavioral sciences, or can be research in health care … Read More
From a young age, Lulu Cambronne, Ph.D., has always been interested in trying new things. For example, as a young musician she enjoyed composing works that explored hybrids of classical and modern sounds. Today, as a scientist at OHSU’s Vollum Institute, Dr. Cambronne is still harnessing her creativity and using it to develop solutions to difficult scientific problems. As a postdoc in Dr. Richard Goodman’s lab, one of Dr. Cambronne’s inspired ideas became tangible while … Read More
The Fulbright Scholars Program is currently recruiting faculty reviewers for the Fulbright Discipline Peer Review selection process, which begins in mid-August. For information on what it means to be a Fulbright Discipline Peer Review committee member and a full list of available disciplines, please refer to the Peer Review website or contact Douglass Hay at PeerReview@iie.org.
We’re cross-posting the following announcement from Staff News. All Bridge lists, libraries and InfoPath forms will be in read-only mode starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 26 through Monday, July 29. Users will be able to once again upload new content, edit current content and submit InfoPath forms starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday July 30. During read-only mode, Bridge will feature a red informational banner alerting staff to the upgrade. Staff who attempt … Read More
Take a moment to get to know the students participating in this summer’s Equity and CURE internship programs, which are sponsored by OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion. Equity interns are high school and college students who are interested in pursuing careers in research, medicine, or dentistry. Each student is matched with a faculty mentor at OHSU. The Ted R. Lilley Cancer Continuing Umbrella of Research Education, or CURE Program, is a paid research internship … Read More
Dr. Dena Hassouneh was one of a number of OHSU community members to be honored at the first OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Awards ceremony that was recently held at the Portland Art Museum. The event celebrated exemplary work of OHSU faculty, students, and staff in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equality. Dr. Hassouneh received an award for outstanding research in addressing inequalities in nursing education, and in understanding and improving mental health disparities in women. Her … Read More
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