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

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade – Demo

eIRB Upgrade: Modifications & Continuing Review Questionnaires Presented by IRB Manager Dave Holmgren Wednesday, May 20 10 to 11:30 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with Human Subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade Demo! This brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a presentation of the new Initial Submissions process, the modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New Information (RNI) … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Mods & CRQs

eIRB Upgrade: Modifications & Continuing Review Questionnaires Presented by IRB Manager Dave Holmgren Tuesday, May 12 2 to 3:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium This brown bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the modification and continuing review submission processes in the new eIRB system. You will see the new modification and continuing review questionnaires and learn how the new system improves upon the current process.

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Initial Submissions

eIRB Upgrade: Initial Submissions Presented by IRB Manager Dave Holmgren Monday, May 4 1 to 2:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium This brown bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the new eIRB Upgrade Initial Submissions Process. You will learn how the new system improves upon the current submission process and you will see where we have incorporated many suggestions provided from the user testers who helped us design the Initial Submission Smart … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Special populations in research, Apr. 28

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss April’s topic: Including special populations in your research Panel experts will discuss inclusiveness in recruiting participants for studies, including pediatric and geriatric populations, pregnant women, and persons with disabilities. Come learn about what you need to consider when recruiting from these and other special populations. Mary Samuels from the Clinical & … Read More

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