Posts Tagged ‘career development’

MD Fellows: Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Awards; internal deadline Aug. 15

The Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists provides up to $700,000 in support over five years to help physician-scientists bridge their advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training with the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research.  Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are not eligible. New for 2014: BWF will make up to two additional awards to clinically trained psychiatrists who focus on research at … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior 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 … Read More

Internal funding opportunites for cancer research

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is now accepting applications for two unique funding opportunities: The purpose of the Umpqua Bank Innovation Award for Pediatric Cancer Research is to cultivate outstanding pediatric cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data for peer-reviewed national funding or career development proposals. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for applications with a priority on research that has the greatest potential to yield improvements in cancer therapy, … Read More

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Psychosocial Grants LOIs due July 18

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is committed to addressing the psychosocial and behavioral health outcomes for children diagnosed with cancer and their families. To this end, NEW Psychosocial Grants are being offered to fill a direct need for research funding by supporting studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. These grants are designed to fund researchers who have novel approaches to understanding the psychosocial aspects of pediatric cancer … Read More

Summer Medical Research Foundation grant applications due August 15

Four times a year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon offers grants for promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation. The next deadline for these awards is August 15, 2014. Please review all guidelines carefully before submitting your application. The New Investigator Grant supports junior faculty who are new to research and are currently without major funding resources. The grant provides up to $40,000, with two to three grants awarded … Read More

Pew Scholar Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 13

The Pew Charitable Trust has invited OHSU to sponsor a single candidate for their Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. This prestigious opportunity provides $60,000 in support per year for four years to assistant professors with outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The funds may be used, at the discretion of the Pew Scholar, for personnel, equipment, supplies, or travel; however, no more than $10,000 of the annual award may … Read More

HIP Buffet: Study recruitment panel discussion, May 27

HIP Buffet: Study recruitment panel discussion Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. in MacHall 2201 Come learn tips from an experienced panel about recruiting participants for your research studies. Topics will include: Best practices in recruiting Tools for identifying study participants Regulatory matters in participant recruitment Resource allocation Community recruitment Panelists: Carrie Farrar, study coordinator unit manager, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute; Robert Schuff, program director, Clinical Research Informatics, OCTRI; LeAnn Michaels, network … Read More

Former Oregonian reporter and current OHSU med student to lead seminar on working with the media, May 30

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute Education and Career Development Program invites you to a seminar to hear from former science and medicine beat reporter for the Oregonian (and graduating MS4), Andy Dworkin, who will give his perspectives on how clinicians and scientists can best work the media to ensure accurate reporting on scientific and medical advances. A representative from OHSU media relations will be present to answer OHSU-specific questions and let you know about available resources. … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Chittaranjan Yajnik; Paper of the Year talks; and awards reception

Thursday’s Research Week lineup includes a keynote lecture by Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., F.R.C.P., a world-renowned expert on developmental origins of health and disease; talks by the School of Medicine Paper of the Year Award winners; and the Research Week awards ceremony. Don’t forget: if you filled out a Research Week passport, you must be present at the awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon to win. Thursday Schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building … Read More

Research Week Tuesday: Dr. Jeff Lichtman; networking night; and more

Tuesday’s Research Week lineup is brought to you by the OHSU Graduate Student Organization. Featured events include a keynote lecture by Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D.; three career development panels; an Ugly Data Contest; and a networking reception with 20+ OHSU Ph.D. alumni. Tuesday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building unless otherwise noted. Follow the links below to view abstracts of scientific presentations: 9:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Biomedical imaging across the spectrum; … Read More

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