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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

Your help needed with library journal cancellation decisions

Re-posted from Library Notes, by permission. Your help is urgently needed to assist the OHSU Library in deciding which journals OHSU should keep and which ones we should not renew. Every year the OHSU Library evaluates its journal and database subscriptions to ensure the good stewardship of our budget. We analyze a variety of data, including publication and citation counts, usage, cost, and community feedback. The Library adds and cancels journal, database, and book purchases … 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

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

Emerging Technology Fund letters of intent due Aug. 30

Letters of intent are due August 30, 2013 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

Liquid nitrogen alarms available at half price for OHSU researchers

Recently, Research Administration and the Facilities & Logistics Research Store worked out a deal for an affordable liquid nitrogen monitoring system that will mitigate risk and support the integrity of your work at half the price of manufacture resale value. How the alarms work The alarms are stand-alone units that are not connected to a monitoring network. When your tank is low on liquid nitrogen, the alarm will give off an audible sound until it … 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

Overnight Archive Manager downtime, July 11

We’re cross-posting the following announcement from Staff News. Archive Manager, the system that allows employees to view archived emails, will be down for routine maintenance on Thursday, July 11 from 1 to 7 a.m. Employees will not have access to the system during this time. ITG anticipates the entire system will be up and running no later than 8 a.m. Click here for complete details and a printable flyer that’s easy to share.

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

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