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OSLER TL1 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Opportunity

The Oregon and Clinical Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting letters of intent from predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees for a TL1 mentored career development award funded by NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).  Graduate or professional students and postdoctoral trainees at OHSU, Portland State University, University of Oregon and Oregon State University are eligible to apply. The TL1, which is similar to an NRSA T32, supports training and career development in clinical and … Read More

Get ready for Research Week with these pre-event workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially students and trainees, but really everyone!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 1-3, 2017. How to make and present a poster Monday, Apr. 10 3 to 4 p.m. Biomedical Research Building, room 381 You’ve done the research, now you need to pull it together for you Research Week poster! This seminar will present key tips for … Read More

Outgoing Subawards session: Best practices, March 14

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of learning opportunities including the Outgoing Subawards series. Coming up in March: Outgoing Subawards: Best practices Tuesday, March 14 2 to 3 p.m. Center for Health and Healing 3171, room 1A Meet the Sub-out team and gain insight into best practices for development and administration of subawards. The course covers topics including required documents and … Read More

Spring Vollum writing class starts March 22

The Vollum Writing Program is a 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 writing … Read More

Prep for Research Week 2017: How to write an abstract workshop, Feb. 27

Whether you’re clueless when it comes to writing an abstract, or an expert looking to refine your skills, join us for a skill development workshop about how to write and abstract in preparation for Research Week. The workshop will be led by Amanda Lund, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology. Skill development workshop: How to write an abstract Monday, Feb. 27 10 to 11 a.m. Mackenzie Hall, 2201 This event is open to … Read More

People Management for Principal Investigators, Mar. 10-11

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 Melanie Erskine and Rachel Dresbeck from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research, will help you learn … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Feb. 21

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This upcoming workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the … Read More

Training Opportunity for Responsible Conduct of Research

Are you participating in an NIH training grant award or fellowship? Do you need in-person RCR training? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering an 8-hour seminar that meets RCR requirements for Ks, Ts, and other career development or individual fellowship grants. This seminar is an interactive and practical experience  focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. These may be related to ethics, integrity, or … Read More

Winter Vollum writing class starts Jan. 4

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

Recruitment begins for emergency medicine career development program

The OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine was recently selected as one of three sites for the new national K12 Training Program in Emergency Care Research. The purpose of this award is to promote multidisciplinary clinical research training programs in emergency care that prepare clinician-scientists for independent research careers and academic leadership roles. The program runs for five years and supports five scholar’s comprehensive research training to evaluate innovative approaches in the diagnosis and clinical management of … Read More

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