A message from Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Director John W. Burnham, PhD: Dear colleagues, As many of you know, on the evening of February 17th there was a chemical spill in the Medical Research Building (MRB) that resulted in the evacuation of the building. A small quantity of acrolein was spilled on an open bench top. Acrolein is volatile and can cause serious irritation to the eyes and respiratory system at very low levels. … Read More
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Do you have an important research proposal to get out today? According to Staff News, Logistics has just announced that FedEx is picking up an hour early, so get them out by 2:30 p.m. Visit the Staff News blog for up-to-the-minute information about inclement weather.
The OHSU Library has canceled its subscriptions to hard copies of several scientific journals due to a 30 percent increase in the cost of electronic journal subscriptions for the next fiscal year. Library users will still be able to access all canceled journal articles electronically. For more information and a list of canceled journals, visit the Scholarly Communication website.
OHSU has hired Joe Gray, Ph.D., a scientist who Brian Druker, M.D., director of the Knight Cancer Institute, has likened to the Michael Jordan of cancer research. Dr. Gray comes to OHSU from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he co-leads the Stand Up to Cancer’s “Breast Cancer Dream Team.” He is known internationally for developing tests that map genetic material in cancer cells and for using computer models to predict how treatments will work … Read More
If you plan on sneaking into the lab over Labor Day weekend, keep in mind that you may be affected by construction at Richard Jones Hall. Even if you don’t work in Richard Jones Hall, you may be affected: the project managers expect that the courtyard between Richard Jones Hall, Mackenzie Hall, and the Vollum will be closed over Labor Day weekend to accommodate the giant cranes that will be moving system components on the … Read More
Make a note on your calendars – Research Grants and Contracts (RGC), OHSU’s pre-award office, will be closed Thursday, June 24, and Friday, June 25, so that staff may participate in the NIH Regional Seminar. Mail and front desk service will not be impacted. RGC will return to its normal operating hours Monday, June 28.
This year marks 20 years of aging and Alzheimer’s disease research for OHSU’s C. Rex and Ruth H. Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center.The Layton Center has received $25 million in grants since it was established as the Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Center in 1990, and has received nearly $2 million for 55 pilot studies from the National Institute on Aging. Over the years the Layton Center has conducted fifty clinical trials, several of which have … Read More
The Global Health Center is responding to a call from the National Institutes of Health to expand educational and research capacity for global health programs. If you are interested in graduate-level training in global health the Global Health Center would like to hear from you regarding several educational programs. The Global Health Certificate and Masters Programs Survey is short and will take you only 3 or 4 minutes. For more details, see the survey’s intro … Read More
If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to view the Flu Big Brain Module, Influenza Education for Employees & Students. While there was a big push for all employees and students to view the course at the end of October, many still haven’t completed it. If you’ve been hearing more coughing and sneezing around your department or while on your commute – let it serve as a reminder for you to complete … Read More
On Tuesday, November 10th, the Global Health Center, Global Health Alliance, and Oregon Student Nurses’ Association will present The Ascetic Junkies, The Winebirds and Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside to benefit the Global Health Center. McMenamins Lola’s Room, 1332 W. Burnside, Portland OR Tickets: $7.00 at the door Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm Questions? Contact Cate Bishop at 503.494.0387 or firstname.lastname@example.org Add this event to your calendar here.