Research Administration

New class! Post-award Focus: Federal Grant Management, Oct. 1

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 1, a new research administration class is being launched for learners who have some experience with grant administration and are interested in furthering their skills in federal grant management. “Post–Award Focus: Federal Grant Management” is an intermediate course that examines the financial management of federal grants. Through analysis of case studies, we apply OMB circulars, NIH Grants Policy Statement and OHSU forms and procedures. Participants gain the skills necessary to successfully manage the financial compliance of … Read More

Changes in eCoI

Good news! We made two small changes to eCoI, our online conflict of interest disclosure system, so we could make disclosure faster and easier for everyone. 1) We removed the second level signer requirement in eCoI. In the past, researchers who disclosed outside activities and other significant financial interests (SFIs) required approval signature by two levels (typically Department Chair and Dean) before their eCoI submission could be processed. From now on, disclosures will require only … Read More

Essential Training for Grant Administration: InfoEd & OGA

Essential components to grant management at OHSU include the use of InfoEd for submitting proposals to Grants.gov, and once awards are granted, the financial management of those funds through Oracle’s grants accounting module, OGA. The following two hands-on classes show participants how to start using InfoEd and OGA right away! InfoEd for Grants.gov Submissions – September 10 Walk through the process of creating and routing an NIH R01 proposal as well as a non-R01 proposal. … Read More

Inventive OHSU postdoc “traps” scientific creativity to solve problems

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

eCRIS now available for new clinical studies

On July 22, OHSU launched a new, institution-wide computer application called eCRIS for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of clinical research studies. Prior to now, there was no centralized system for PIs and study staff to manage clinical research studies. eCRIS has been designed to make your life easier—it eliminates paper forms and reduces duplicative data entry. eCRIS is now available for new studies that have not yet been submitted to the … Read More

Software Licensing & Patents lunch presentation, Aug. 7

Are you curious about the patentability of software? Or interested in learning how to protect and distribute software? Technology Transfer & Business Development will be holding a brown bag session on Software Licensing & Patents on August 7, 2013 in Mac Hall, room 2201, from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be catered (first come, first serve or bring your own). The event will be lead by Arvin Paranjpe, M.S., J.D., technology development manager, and … Read More

Oregon Lab2Market is accepting applications through July 31

This August 13-14 2013, Portland State University (PSU) will host Oregon Lab2Market, a two-day workshop targeting campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early-stage ideas. Through an intensive, experiential workshop, participants will learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the both days of the … Read More

New: Faculty Guide for Start-Ups Sited at OHSU

If you are thinking about forming a start-up company, be sure to refer to this essential new resource, the Faculty Guide for Start-Ups Sited at OHSU. The guide provides contact information for a list of on-campus units you’ll need to work with, including Technology Transfer & Business Development to discuss intellectual property licenses and business planning, Campus Planning to discuss leases of OHSU space and other logistics, and the Integrity Office to discuss conflicts of … Read More

RATE Classes in July: Effort Certification, Salary Cap

It’s that time of year again to prepare for Effort Certification! We’re offering the following Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) classes to help you navigate these requirements: Tuesday, July 16 – Effort Certification: Gain a detailed understanding of why and how we maintain this important process at OHSU. Learn the ins and outs of coordinating the Effort Certification process through lecture, case studies and hands-on learning. Tuesday, July 23 – Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) … Read More

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