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Andy Chitty elected president of Western Association of Core Directors

Andy Chitty, program manger for University Shared Resources at OHSU, has recently been elected president of the Western Association of Core Directors, the Western U.S. regional group of professionals from research-focused institutions who share an interest in the development, operation and advancement of innovative, cost effective technologies and services in core facilities. The Western Association of Core Directors is a chapter of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities. Under Andy’s leadership, the Association will continue to play a … Read More

NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant, internal applications due Feb. 7

The Shared Instrument Grant Program (S10) provides groups of NIH-supported investigators funds to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system that costs at least $100,000. Types of instruments supported include confocal and electron microscopes, biomedical imagers, mass spectrometers, DNA sequencers, biosensors, cell-sorters, X-ray diffraction systems, and NMR spectrometers among others. There is no limit on the number of applications an institution may submit provided the applications … Read More

Your feedback wanted on potential Medicinal Chemistry Core

Although OHSU currently possesses significant infrastructure supporting Medicinal Chemistry, including state-of-the-art organic chemistry laboratories and talented organic chemists, this resource is not widely available to OHSU investigators. Whereas other universities have well-established Core Facilities that support drug discovery, at OHSU this activity is currently limited to individual laboratories. To meet this need at OHSU, and in response to repeated enquiries about the possibility of fee-for-service chemical synthesis, organic chemists at OHSU and the VA Hospital … Read More

TTBD Brown Bag: How to make the Transfer of Materials (virtually) painless, Dec. 5

Do you want to learn how to complete mutual agreements for research collaborations? Do you want to make the process quicker, more efficient, and virtually painless? OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) will show you the various types of  research agreements to help you save time and effort. Come join this lunch time presentation on “How to make the transfer of materials (virtually) painless” on December 5, 2013 in Mackenzie Hall 2201, … Read More

Transgenic Core and University Shared Resources give four awards to strengthen grant applications

Earlier this year, the Transgenic Mouse Model Core and OHSU University Shared Resource Program held a university-wide call for applications to strengthen the competitiveness of planned grant applications or resubmissions through the generation of novel mouse lines from existing embryonic stem cell lines. The generation of these mouse lines will provide viable proof that such mouse lines can be created, valuable preliminary data, or both. The following four projects were chosen for funding: Nabil Alkayad, M.D., … Read More

Funding Focus: OHSU Research 101, Oct. 17

Are you new to OHSU or just looking for a refresher on the resources we have available? Join us for a virtual tour of OHSU research resources at this month’s Funding Focus seminar on Thursday, October 17 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. We’ll cover tools you’ll need for planning research projects as well as how to get your grant application through the OHSU system. Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and administrators … Read More

Focus on Microscopy forum, Aug. 2

The Advanced Light Microscopy Core will be holding a Focus on Microscopy forum on Friday, August 2, 2013. The event will be held at the Jungers Center in Vollum M1441 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The forum will feature presentations on: “New EM Capabilities at OHSU” by Chris Arthur, Ph.D., from the FEI Living Lab “Devil in the Details: Sample Processing for Electron Superressolution and Correlative Light Microscopy” by Danielle Robinson from the Zhong Lab “Photoactivated Localization Microscopy with … Read More

NIH High-End Instrument Grant; internal application due July 12

The NIH High-End Grant Instrument Grant internal deadline is fast approaching on July 12. This program uses the S10 mechanism for the purchase of a single piece of biomedical research equipment costing at least $750,000. Instruments in this category include, but are not limited to, biomedical imaging systems, NMR spectrometers, mass spectrometers, electron microscopes and supercomputers. While there is no upper limit on the cost of the instrument, the maximum is $2 million.  Applicants must … Read More

OHSU CoreSearch: 800 research resources, 1 search engine

Need do to DNA sequencing? Need to analyze samples by flow cytometry? There are 37 core labs at OHSU that specialize in these areas and more. Now you can easily search for them using the CoreSearch tool, a website developed for OHSU Core Labs by the Library’s Ontology Development Group. CoreSearch uses data from the eagle-i Network, and allowing discovery of over 800 services and instruments offered by OHSU Research Cores & Shared Resources through … Read More

New Advanced Computing Center website

OHSU’s Advanced Computing Center has recently launched its new website. The Advanced Computing Center, or ACC, is designed to supplement services provided by the Information Technology Group. Some of the services they offer include: Consulting Tiered research storage solutions Secure local and remote collaboration options Virtual server environments Application hosting and license management/compliance Co-location and support for research computing systems Secure and public web portals Large suite of open source applications running on a parallel … Read More

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