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Upcoming OCTRI research forums: Mentored career development awards (K-awards)

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. November and December’s topics delve into career development awards with a two-part series: Part 1 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Which one is for you? Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Kohler Pavilion  13000A Presenter: Cindy Morris Part 2 – Mentored career development awards (K-awards):  Writing tips Monday, Dec. 14, … Read More

Interested in a training session in finding funding?

Representatives from Elsevier are offering two training sessions on how to find funding using SciVal Funding, a web resource that can support you in the pre-award stage of the funding process. Sessions are on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am in Vollum M1441. Please RSVP to funding@ohsu.edu and mention your funding area of interest.

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Oct. 5

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 workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, M.D., Ph.D., program coordinator; … Read More

Fall Vollum writing class starts Sept. 30

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

New online resource available – Metabolomics in Medicine

A new website is available offering free online instruction for clinicians and researchers studying the rapidly developing field of metabolomics which is concerned with the comprehensive characterization of the small molecule metabolites in biological systems. Metabolomics in Medicine was designed to develop a core curriculum in metabolomics with materials that teach the scientific foundations for understanding current technologies, analytical strategies, and practical applications. The many course offerings cover topics such as: Metabolomic profiling in clinical research Sample collection … Read More

Research Administration: Effort/salary cap refresher classes, Aug. 18 and 19

It’s been six months, and another effort period has come to a close. Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the DHHS salary cap? We would be delighted to help! The upcoming refresher includes a review. You are welcome to bring any specific questions or issues that need attention. Effort certification/salary cap refresher Tuesday, Aug. 18 2 to 4 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, 3171 1A or Wednesday, Aug. 19 10 a.m. t0 … Read More

InfoEd upgrade July 20; booster sessions offered for current users

OHSU’s grant proposal and submission system, InfoEd, is getting a welcome upgrade this summer! System downtime is scheduled for July 20, after which, you’ll see significant improvements concerning the budgeting and personnel sections. To help current users adjust to these changes, we are offering InfoEd Booster sessions. One of these sessions will be recorded and posted online via Echo360 for anyone who isn’t able to join us on the following dates. InfoEd booster sessions: Tuesday, July 14, 10 a.m. … Read More

Research administration: Introduction to subawards, July 14

Does your department subcontract with third parties for research projects or programs? Are you curious to learn about subawards and subrecipients? Consider joining Office of Proposal and Award Management’s in-house experts as they provide a general overview on OHSU’s recently updated processes in handling outgoing subaward agreements. Overview of the subaward process Tuesday, July 14 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 2201 Thursday, July 30 12 to 1 p.m. West Campus, VGTI seminar room … Read More

Human Investigations Program applications due July 15

The Human Investigations Program (HIP) trains scientists in the principles of and best practices in clinical and translational research. Participants can obtain a Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research degree. A non-degree track is also offered and allows enrollment in individual courses. The curriculum includes a wide variety of requirements and electives that will provide a rich background in human investigation. Topics range from the basic science of disease to biostatistics … Read More

Summer Vollum writing class starts July 1

The Vollum Writing Class is a 6-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

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