Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding staff members so that your science will be excellent. Juggling this endeavor with all 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, PhD, both from the Office of the Vice … Read More
We’ve gotten several requests to share the recording of our December Funding Focus on overcoming writer’s block. Watch the video below, and then get writing! Need more help? Sign up for the Vollum Science Writing Program or Advanced Grant Writing for Faculty.
Publishing papers is essential to getting grants funded—but having grant funding is essential for writing papers. So what do you do when you’re stuck? Join Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., director of research development and communication, for a Funding Focus seminar on Overcoming Writer’s Block. The seminar will be held Tuesday, December 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 (if you’re a Funding Focus regular, you’ll notice this event is being held at a … Read More
Registration is open for the winter session of the Vollum Writing Program, an in-depth professional science writing course available to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. The course focuses on the basic elements of good scientific writing, for both papers and grant proposals. It runs for six weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning January 9, 2013. Six individual tutorials with the instructor are included. The course carries a fee … Read More
Each month, the DNA Services Core Facility analyzes the DNA sequencing metadata (read length, quality scores, etc) and gives $54 worth of sequencing credit to the “winner” of the Template Quality Challenge. October’s winner is Beck Lazelle of the Thayer Lab (Biochemistry & Molec. Biology) for “best plasmid template” with a contiguous read length of 1189 with 1017 high quality (>Q20) bases. Congratulations Beck! In October, DNA services sequenced ~2738 templates, including fosmids, BACs or large plasmids, PCR … Read More
The Department of Comparative Medicine has compiled a list of a genetically engineered mouse models that are being used by researchers at OHSU. On the spreadsheet, you will find a list of mouse strains and stock numbers as well as their source and the contact information for the PI at OHSU who is using that particular strain. If you’re interested in using a particular strain, please contact the PI listed directly. Search the list by … Read More
The following is an invitation from David Dawson, Ph.D., chair of the Transgenic Mouse Core Oversight Committee, to attend a follow-up discussion about transgenic mouse models at OHSU on November 5 at 4 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. You are encouraged to attend whether you use or plan to use mice provided by the OHSU transgenic facility, or by other external suppliers. Dear Colleagues, We are in the process of finalizing a nearly year-long review … Read More
Come learn how Excel is convenient for quickly organizing and cleaning data for statistical analysis. Find out how and when Excel should be used for research purposes. Methods for formatting data to easily import into databases or statistical analysis software will be discussed. Friday, November 2, 2012 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Questions? Contact Julie Mitchell.
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 11 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
Letters of intent are due October 1, 2012 for the Emerging Technology Fund program, which provides funds for OHSU faculty members to purchase major equipment or technology needed to conduct state-of-the-art research. Technologies funded by this award could include novel instrumentation previously unavailable at OHSU, as well as upgrading high-end equipment that has become obsolete due to technical advances. Funds may be awarded to a group of investigators; a department, center, or institute; or a … Read More