Posts Tagged ‘events’

Breast cancer conference focuses on technology, biology around early detection, Aug. 6

This August, leading breast cancer researchers from around the world will travel to Portland for the 30th International Association for Breast Cancer Research Conference. The theme for this year’s event is “Confronting the confusion: How to think about breast cancer screening.” Programming will focus on the biology and technology needed to enable earlier detection of lethal breast cancers. Breast Cancer Research Conference Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 2 to 5 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building After the … Read More

Join the fight against skin cancer, May 21

In a state more known for rain than sunshine, one would think skin cancer wouldn’t be much of a concern in Oregon. The fact is, Oregon ranks fifth in the nation for melanoma, the most serious of all skin cancers. Researchers at OHSU are on the case, declaring war on melanoma and engaging patients, survivors and the community to figure out how best to prevent, treat and detect the disease. Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., director … Read More

Statewide 3MT competition to be held at OSU, May 21

Sign up for Research Week 2016’s Three-Minute Thesis competition and you may have a chance to win the statewide prize! Winners from the regional 3MT competitions will head to Corvallis to give their single-slide, three-minute presentations which will be evaluated for comprehension, engagement, and communication. Awards range from $500 – $1,000. The state competition will be held at Oregon State University on: Saturday, May 21 1:30  to 3:30 p.m. Oregon State University Learning Innovation Center (LINC) 100 Corvallis, Ore. This event … Read More

OHSU forum: Data science and biomedical research, Apr. 20

The OHSU community is invited to attend a forum with Philip Bourne, Ph.D., associate director for data science at the National Institutes of Health, presenting on data science and biomedical research. Forum and Q&A Wednesday, Apr. 20 12 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 1162 The associate director and his office provide input to the overall NIH vision and actions undertaken by each of the 27 Institutes and Centers in support of biomedical research as a digital enterprise. They are … Read More

Volunteer as a presentation judge at Research Week!

Research Week 2016 is fast approaching and we need your help! We are looking for 51 faculty, postdocs, and research staff to serve as judges for students and postdocs who are presenting talks and posters during Research Week, May 2-6. For each session for which you sign up to judge, you’ll be asked to evaluate a maximum of four student presentations (either oral or poster). Visit the sign-up page for a full listing of session dates, times, and … Read More

Volunteers needed for Research Week 2016!

Research Week 2016 is less than a month away, and we need your help! Each year, volunteers play a critical role in in making Research Week a success. Anyone at OHSU can volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to meet people from other areas and gain an understanding of the scope and quality of the research conducted every day at OHSU. There are a number of ways volunteers can help: Check-in Desk As a Check-in Desk volunteer, you … Read More

Community conversation series: Mosquitos, babies, and the Zika virus, Apr. 18

The Community Conversation series, hosted by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR), resumes later this month with an examination of the Zika Virus. Despite media attention, there are more questions than answers about the connection between Zika virus infection and abnormal development in babies. Join NWABR to learn what the experts know, and to understand special considerations in research with babies and pregnant women. The discussion will be facilitated by OHSU clinical scientist Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H. Monday, April 18, 5:45 – … Read More

Military Health Systems Research Symposium abstracts due Apr. 8! Funds available for meeting support

The Military Health Systems Research Symposium (MHSRS) is the most important Department of Defense scientific meeting of the year. Bringing together all the branches of the armed forces, this joint symposium provides a collaborative environment of exchange among military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists, industry, and academic scientists like you, OHSU researchers! This is a highly interdisciplinary meeting. Areas of interest include combat casualty care, military operational medicine, and clinical and rehabilitative … Read More

2016 Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture: Reducing gun violence through science and collaboration, Apr. 22

The 6th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health will feature Mark Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P., chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Ga. The Task Force for Global Health works to address unmet health needs of people in low-income countries, focusing on controlling or eliminating neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable diseases. Friday, Apr. 22 12 p.m. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Vey Auditorium, 11th floor Rosenberg joined The Task Force for Global Health in 1999 and currently serves … Read More

Who’s presenting at Research Week 2016? Announcing this year’s keynotes

Another Research Week is on the horizon, and with it comes another round of engaging keynote speakers! Starting off the week will be student’s choice keynote presenter Laurie A. Boyer, Ph.D., Irvin and Helen Sizer Career Development Associate Professor of Biology at MIT. Her talk, “Mending a broken heart,” will focus on recent efforts to dissect the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that control cell fate decisions during mammalian heart development and how faulty regulation of these … Read More

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