Research Resources

Resources for research with nonhuman primates

Have you ever thought about or are you planning to engage in primate research? The National Primate Research Centers (NPRCs) serve as a unique and valuable national resource to scientists who currently use or are considering using nonhuman primate models in biomedical research. If you have questions about nonhuman primate animal models of human disease or want to learn how the NPRCs can support your research, visit NPRCresearch.org. The contact page includes direct links to all seven NPRC … Read More

Planning for an animal facility emergency or disaster

Any research animal housed in an OHSU animal facility could eventually be affected by an emergency or disaster. New federal regulations require institutions to “establish a disaster plan in conjunction with the responsible investigators, taking into consideration both the priorities for triaging animal populations and the institutional needs and resources. Animals that cannot be relocated or protected from the consequences of the disaster must be humanely euthanized” (from The Guide for the Care and Use … Read More

Few spots remaining for summer Vollum Scientific Writing Course

The Vollum Writing Class is a six-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time management Best practices for … Read More

Are you eligible? OHSU Export Controls duty waiver program

Are you purchasing research or education equipment from an international company? Your purchase may be eligible for a waiver of the duties normally assessed. OHSU research and education departments making large equipment purchases from overseas suppliers may have an opportunity to save 3.5 percent to 7 percent of the cost. Equipment must be manufactured outside the U.S. and with no U.S. equivalent available, and it must be used primarily for research or educational purposes. Recent … Read More

People Management for Principal Investigators, June 17-18

Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding trainees and staff members. Juggling this endeavor with everything else the PI must do – writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs – can be challenging at best. This 1.5-day course, led by Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse and Rachel Dresbeck from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research, will help you … Read More

Epic for research: Drop-in sessions begin Jan. 19

The ITG Epic Research Team is now hosting monthly drop-in sessions on the third Tuesday of every month in BICC 120, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  These sessions are for any research staff who have questions about using Epic for research, need some one-on-one help using Epic for research, want to learn Epic tips, tricks, and shortcuts for better efficiency, or anyone who has ideas or requests related to using Epic for research that you’d like to share with the … Read More

Murine CRISPR/Cas9 pilot program updates

CRISPR/ Cas9 gene editing is rapidly becoming the state of the art for mouse genome engineering. During the last year, the OHSU Transgenic Mouse Models Core has successfully used this technology to generate both targeted gene knock-outs and point mutation knock-ins for its clients. The Transgenic Mouse Models Core has revised its CRISPR pricing structure for 2016. Non-homologous end joining-based gene knock-outs for OHSU investigators will be $2100 per project (150 injections), with the user … Read More

University Shared Resources funding, deadline extended to Dec. 2

The deadline for the following opportunity has been extended to December 2, 2015: The University Shared Resources (USR) program and the Senior Vice President for Research office are soliciting grant applications for the USR Core Pilot Grants program. Each grant will provide up to $10,000 to investigators for pre-award or pilot data generated in the cores. Eligible costs are for core services associated with the development and submission of new grants, including consultation time, reagents, supplies, … Read More

New University Shared Resources funding, applications due Nov. 30

The University Shared Resources (USR) program and the Senior Vice President for Research office are soliciting grant applications for the USR Core Pilot Grants program. Each grant will provide up to $10,000 to investigators for pre-award or pilot data generated in the cores. Eligible costs are for core services associated with the development and submission of new grants, including consultation time, reagents, supplies, and technical staff time for assisting investigators. However, in some cases they could … Read More

OHSU/PNNL team receives $1.8M to support NIH Undiagnosed Disease Network

Investigators from OHSU and the Dept. of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory were awarded a three-year $1.8 million grant from NIH to support a nationwide project targeting undiagnosed diseases. OHSU will leverage its newly established collaboration with PNNL, the Northwest Co-Laboratory for Integrated ‘Omics, to support the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN). This award will be used to establish a Metabolomics Core to detect and quantify metabolites which can provide clues to enhance other types of data … Read More

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