Research Administration

TTBD brown bag: Evaluating a licensing opportunity, June 12

When a company looks at bringing in a new technology to commercialize, they perform due diligence on a wide array of different topics to allay the potential risks. What are these risks and what kind of questions do they ask? What kind of information can we provide to maximize interest and licensing revenue? In this presentation, TTBD Technology Development Managers, Rob Copenhaver and Trina Voss, will discuss the questions companies ask when evaluating a licensing … Read More

Testers needed for eIACUC II

The new Electronic IACUC is set to go live in the fall of 2014 and we need your help! We are looking for participants to test the system for bugs or errors and to look over the questions and give suggestions to improve ease of use. We want this system to work for you and here is how you can help: Click here and log in with the ID (1) & Password (2) from any OHSU … Read More

Changes coming to pre- and post-award management at OHSU

After many months of strategizing, planning, and development, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is pleased to announce that OHSU’s pre-award office (Research Grants & Contracts; RGC) and post-award office (Sponsored Projects Administration; SPA) are merging to become one group: the Office of Proposal & Award Management, to be led by Deborah Golden-Eppelein. Why merge RGC & SPA? We have three guiding principles in mind: 1) Improved service to the research community … Read More

Writing the perfect IRB submission memo

If you are submitting a memo with your Institutional Review Board submission, it should be written to give the IRB staff and reviewers a brief overview of the initial, modification, continuing review or reportable event. Memos are not required with submissions but are helpful if the changes are extensive, complicated, or potentially confusing. If you are submitting a modification or continuing review that includes changes to the protocol and/or Investigator’s Brochure, it is important that … Read More

RAIN meetings now mobile ready

More options are now available for catching RAIN—OHSU’s monthly Research Administration Information Network forum— where folks who take part in any aspect of research administration get the latest information on NIH updates, award administration, special initiatives, learning opportunities, and any other notable research administration activity. Now you can tune in from any workstation or mobile device to catch the latest updates and news in research administration. The RAIN live feed has changed from Adobe Flash to Educational … Read More

Spring 2014 Tech Transfer newsletter

Check out the Technology Transfer & Business Development’s Spring 2014 newsletter. In this issue, we discuss: Non-Patented Technologies – Did you know less than half of the inventions that TTBD manages require patent applications to commercialize? See what technologies fall under this category. Federal Invention Reporting – Read how TTBD handles U.S. federal government invention reporting on behalf of OHSU. MedTech Alliance – This new program allows investors and industry representatives to stay current on early … Read More

Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., appointed associate vice president for basic research

Senior vice president for research Daniel M. Dorsa, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter G. Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.,  as associate vice president for basic research. Dr. Barr-Gillespie has been with OHSU since 1999. After undergraduate studies at Reed College, Barr-Gillespie attended graduate school at the University of Washington, working with Joe Beavo; he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as a postdoc with Jim Hudspeth, first … Read More

Reminder: Complete Integrity Booster by March 31

As announced on Staff News, all employees, students and volunteers are required to complete a new version of the Integrity Booster. Previously the course was required on a rolling-calendar basis every 18 months. Going forward, you’re required to complete the course early each year. Recent events have highlighted the need for more frequent education and training not only around data protection, but also on fraud, conflict of interest and safety. The Integrity Booster is designed … Read More

TTBD Intellectual Property Primer brown bag, April 10

Are you thinking about commercializing an invention? Do you want to learn more about the intellectual property patent protection process at OHSU? Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) patent associate Todd Horne, Ph.D., will lead a discussion in this overview of intellectual property strategies with a focus on effectively pursuing patent protection. In this presentation, we will discuss recent updates and changes to patent protection for inventions involving laws of nature, natural phenomena, natural products, … Read More

Seeking Code of Conduct Reviewers

Greetings from Integrity! The OHSU Code of Conduct establishes our individual and organizational commitment to the principles of integrity in all of our activities, every day. It is distributed to every new member of the OHSU community and provides a reference point for ethical behaviors throughout the year. This spring, we are updating the Code of Conduct in order to align with the revised Vision 2020 and the new Core Competencies. We are seeking reviewers from … Read More

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