Posts Tagged ‘community’

Faculty and postdoc mentors wanted for high school science outreach program

The OHSU Partnership for Scientific Inquiry (PSI) is a successful science outreach program which attracts bright and talented high school students who have a keen interest in science and medicine. The program is currently seeking research faculty and post-doc mentors. Mentors will attend one class at OHSU to give a brief presentation to the students and then meet periodically with an assigned student to help them read a peer-reviewed article and prepare a research proposal. The class … Read More

OHSU Global Health Fair, Oct. 10

3rd Annual Global Health Fair Presented by the OHSU Global Health Center Thursday, October 10 from 12 to  2 p.m. OHSU Auditorium (Old Library) & Great Hall Are you interested in learning more about global volunteer opportunities? The OHSU Global Health Fair features opportunities for you to hear directly from the many organizations that place volunteers (like you!) overseas. Beginning at 12 p.m., you can maximize your noon hour by attending short, 5-minute presentations by each of the … Read More

Host a high school science teacher in your lab; letter of interest due Sept. 27

Give high school teachers an opportunity to work at the cutting edge of science, thereby revitalizing their teaching and helping them appreciate the use of inquiry-based methods in the teaching of science. The Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program, based locally, supports science teachers in research labs for eight to ten weeks during two consecutive summers. Teachers receive a stipend of $5,000 per summer; hosting mentors receive $1,000 in discretionary funds. If you are … Read More

Join Team OHSU at Light the Night, Oct. 19

Join the OHSU Research Team for Light the Night on Saturday, October 19, a two-mile walk benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Several OHSU researchers have been recipients of LLS funding, including Knight Cancer Institute Director Dr. Brian Druker. Funding from LLS was vital in Dr. Druker’s breakthrough discovery of Gleevec, a drug used to fight chronic myeloid leukemia. The walk is free, family-friendly event. What: Light the Night When: Saturday, October 19, 2013. Doors … Read More

CureSearch Walk with “Grimm” star, Aug. 10

The Doernbecher Knights are hosting a team at the Portland CureSearch Walk with special guest and team member Sasha Roiz from NBC’s “Grimm.” The walk will take place at Sellwood River Front Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10. Registration is available online or at 8:30 a.m. the day of the event. Proceeds from the walk will fund research to fight childhood cancer, some of which come directly back to OHSU Doernbecher’s Childhood Cancer … Read More

Updated: OCTRI community pilot project funding with the Central Oregon Research Coalition

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is accepting letters of intent for Community Pilot Project Funding. OCTRI’s Community & Practice Research program seeks to work collaboratively with community organizations, health care practices and researchers to study how best to improve the health of Oregonians. In particular, the purpose of this funding mechanism is to encourage research projects in collaboration with the Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) to evaluate the impact and implementation of six … Read More

OHSU hosts “Say Hey!” on Aug. 21

OHSU and the Portland Business Alliance’s Partners in Diversity, are working together to sponsor “Say Hey,” a free networking event for professionals of color who are new to Portland. The event is being held at OHSU’s South Waterfront Campus on August 21, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:00pm. There will be live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and plenty of opportunities to mingle. All are welcome to attend. Registration is open until Wednesday, August 20, 2013, or is available at … Read More

Support heart research: Bella Organic Farms Saturday Harvest Festival

Don’t miss Bella Organics Saturday Harvest Festival on Sauvie Island. The festival takes place every Saturday night at 5 p.m., and runs through September 28. This is a family-friendly event that features live local music, with a new band every weekend; farm fresh organic produce; local beer and wine; and includes hayrides and a corn maze for the kids. Admission is free until 5:30 and costs $10 per car afterwards. The festival benefits Music for … Read More

Test household items for heavy metals at the Metal Ion Core Open House, May 17

Could there be heavy metals in your baby food or drinking water? Get common household items tested for metal content at this year’s Metal Ion Core Open House on Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year is heavy metal testing on baby formula and food, and dog food. The Ralle Lab will be using their Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to test for metals such as copper, iron and zinc, and … Read More

Oregon Bioscience Association: Expert panel on Biologics, March 20

OHSU researchers are invited to Biologics 2013: Trends, Regulations and Politics, a presentation organized by the Oregon Biosciences Association. Experts in research, marketing, and government policy will address everything from product development trends to the changing political landscape to the economic forces that are driving the progression of this expanding sector. When: March 20, 2013, 7:30 – 9:15 a.m. Where: Moss Adams, 805 SW Broadway, Portland Admission: Members – $30; Non-Members – $40; Student and … Read More

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