Exciting news: Oregon Health & Science University welcomes Kenton Gregory, M.D., and his fifteen-member research team. He and his group have joined OHSU to establish a new independent research entity: the Center for Regenerative Medicine. At the Center, Dr. Gregory and his team will build on their pioneering basic science discoveries and innovative applications. Dr. Gregory is noted particularly for his novel bandages and wound dressings, which are used by military personnel, civilian first responders … Read More
Reposted from the OHSU Neuroscience Graduate Program blog (requires OHSU log-in) Recently, Kateri Spinelli, a PhD student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program, posted her research on things you can do with a science PhD besides the traditional postdoc pathway. She’s given us permission to repost her findings here, including lots of links below the fold. Thanks, Kateri! Wahoo I’m almost done! Now what? By Kateri Spinelli Over the past year or so, I’ve done a … Read More
Monday, August 15 is your last chance to register for the 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), a conference to be hosted by OHSU, September 18–21, 2011. This international conference will feature researchers from OHSU and around the world, all of whom concentrate on discoveries related to developmental programming. Participants can expect to receive updates on traditional areas in the field and also to receive information on newly emerging areas, … Read More
The August 31 deadline for compliance with OHSU’s Repository Policy is fast approaching. The IRB will be holding drop-in sessions to help researchers learn more about compliance with the policy. Bring questions about your project and work directly with an IRB analyst meet the requirements. There will be computers available to log in to the eIRB system. IRB Analyst Drop-in Sessions Fridays: August 5, 12, 19, and 26 Last session is on Tuesday, August 30 … Read More
If you’re a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, 38 or younger, who was born abroad, consider applying for the Vilcek Foundation Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. One scientist will receive a $25,000 cash prize, and four finalists will receive $5,000 each. Applications are due August 14, 2011. For more information or to apply, visit www.vilcek.org.
Several people have let the Research Integrity Office know that our listserv messages are going directly to their junk mail. OHSU’s junk mail system can mistakenly filter out addresses even from those we have accepted mail from in the past. The best way to prevent this from happening is to add the listserv email address to your “safe sender” list. Here’s how to do it in Outlook: Open Outlook and go to Tools> Options>Preferences. Click … Read More
Every so often, your building requires routine maintenance to improve heating, cooling and chemical/fume hood services. This Friday, it’s the Vollum Institute’s turn. If you work in the Vollum, here’s what you need to know: On Friday, July 29, 2011 from 4 to 9 a.m., all floors of the Vollum Institute will be affected by routine maintenance of the ventilation system. Chemical/fume hoods will not be available during this time. Please close your hood sashes … Read More
As we all know by now, Sam Jackson Road will be closed until after Labor Day. Please communicate with research participants if you think that the closure will affect their ability to attend their study visits. Avoid skipped study visits: Unlike clinic patients, many of these study visits are not medically necessary and therefore, more likely to be skipped by research subjects due to the difficulty in accessing Marquam Hill. We want to do everything … Read More
Due to budget cuts at NIH, OCTRI will no longer be able to provide biostatistics support for anyone except OCTRI Scholars. (What is an OCTRI Scholar?) This includes the weekly drop-in sessions, which will no longer be offered as of July 2011. OCTRI Scholars (investigators applying for or implementing K awards or first R01) who require biostatistics support should contact OCTRI Research Navigator Program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-418-9790 to make arrangements. If your … Read More
The planned MRB cooling water shutdown will now occur from Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, June 26, at 9 a.m. For more information, see our previous posts here and here.