Posts Tagged ‘cores’

Learn about new technologies and sequencing services in the Integrated Genomics Lab Cores

Join Bob Searles, Massively Parallel Sequencing Shared Resource, and Chris Harrington, Gene Profiling/RNA and DNA Services Shared Resources, who will discuss new genomics technologies available in the cores. Among the new services to be discussed: RNA-seq from FFPE tissue, miRNA sequencing, high throughput DNA and RNA extraction, cell-line authentication, and single cell RNA-seq. All members of the OHSU community are invited to attend.  The Integrated Genomics Lab cores are members of the OHSU University Shared Resources Program. Thursday, … Read More

NIH-funded core facilities – future directions and OHSU’s model

As you know, Sally Rockey has stepped down from her position at NIH where she steered the Office of Extramural Research for five years. During Rockey’s tenure, she launched a blog, “Rock  Talk,” that lent transparency to NIH decision making and allowed the research community to voice their opinions. In her last few Rock Talk postings, Rockey shared some insights and updates on current NIH priorities and resources including a discussion on NIH-supported core facilities. … Read More

Hands-on training available for iLab users, Fridays at 11 a.m.

iLab Solutions software was rolled out over the past six months, bringing to OHSU a web-based tool to help manage scheduling and billing for core research resources. iLab Solutions replaced the Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System (CORES). While the rollout overall has been successful, iLab users have requested additional training to learn how to efficiently use the software. A series of GoTo Meeting training sessions have been scheduled for the coming weeks on Fridays … Read More

CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing comes to OHSU

OHSU scientists: you have a new technology available to you–with special pilot pricing available. Several new methods for genome engineering have been introduced in recent years, the most successful of which is the clustered regulatory interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 system. The OHSU Transgenic Mouse Models Core (TMM) has initiated several preliminary CRISPR pilot projects based in part on a recent campus-wide interest survey. Recently, OHSU’s first F1 mice genetically modified using CRISPR mice were … Read More

iLab Solutions rollout begins July 29 for core resource scheduling and billing

In June, we told you about an upcoming change in the way you interface with core resources at OHSU. Over the next few weeks, OHSU will begin rolling out iLab Solutions, a web-based tool to help manage scheduling and billing for core research resources. iLab Solutions will replace the current Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System (CORES). The rollout will happen in phases, with Flow Cytometry, Advanced Light Microscopy, and Massively Parallel Sequencing transitioning to the new system first. … Read More

iLab Solutions to replace CORES billing and reservation system

Do you use cores or shared resources for your research? Or help coordinate billing for a PI who does? Over the next few months, there will be a change in how you interface with cores at OHSU. On Aug. 1, OHSU will launch iLab Solutions, a new web-based tool to help manage shared resource billing and scheduling. iLab Solutions will replace the current Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System, also referred to as “CORES.” The iLab system will be rolled … Read More

5th Annual Elemental Analysis Core Open House, May 16

Have you ever wondered what elements are really in your vitamins and supplements? Or if you have hard or soft water? The Ralle Lab invites OHSU students, staff and faculty–as well as the general public–to bring samples of tap water, vitamins, and food for testing during its annual open house. Elemental Analysis Core Open House Friday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Medical Research Building room 625 Researchers in the Ralle lab determine elemental concentrations … Read More

Your feedback wanted on potential Medicinal Chemistry Core

Although OHSU currently possesses significant infrastructure supporting Medicinal Chemistry, including state-of-the-art organic chemistry laboratories and talented organic chemists, this resource is not widely available to OHSU investigators. Whereas other universities have well-established Core Facilities that support drug discovery, at OHSU this activity is currently limited to individual laboratories. To meet this need at OHSU, and in response to repeated enquiries about the possibility of fee-for-service chemical synthesis, organic chemists at OHSU and the VA Hospital … Read More

Transgenic Core and University Shared Resources give four awards to strengthen grant applications

Earlier this year, the Transgenic Mouse Model Core and OHSU University Shared Resource Program held a university-wide call for applications to strengthen the competitiveness of planned grant applications or resubmissions through the generation of novel mouse lines from existing embryonic stem cell lines. The generation of these mouse lines will provide viable proof that such mouse lines can be created, valuable preliminary data, or both. The following four projects were chosen for funding: Nabil Alkayad, M.D., … Read More

Focus on Microscopy forum, Aug. 2

The Advanced Light Microscopy Core will be holding a Focus on Microscopy forum on Friday, August 2, 2013. The event will be held at the Jungers Center in Vollum M1441 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The forum will feature presentations on: “New EM Capabilities at OHSU” by Chris Arthur, Ph.D., from the FEI Living Lab “Devil in the Details: Sample Processing for Electron Superressolution and Correlative Light Microscopy” by Danielle Robinson from the Zhong Lab “Photoactivated Localization Microscopy with … Read More

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