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New to Research Week in 2015: NIH mock study section

This year,  OHSU Research Week will feature an NIH mock study section.* Led by Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., former chief of the Scientific Review Branch at NIAMS, and a number of OHSU faculty, the session will cover an R01 and a K award. Thursday, May 7, 2015 12 to 1:30 p.m. OHSU Old Library OHSU Research Week 2015 is May 4-8 in the Old Library. * In grantee parlance, the Study Section (also called a Scientific … Read More

New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, to speak at OHSU on Apr. 20

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Nicholas Kristof, will speak at the Fifth Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture on Apr. 20. The title of Mr. Kristof’s talk is “Pathways to Becoming a Global Citizen,” with insights drawn from his most recent book (co-written with his wife Sheryl WuDunn), A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity (2014). Mr. Kristof and his wife are also co-authors of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2009). He is … Read More

Jungers Center plenary lecturer, Mortiz Helmstaedter, Ph.D., to speak during Research Week

Please join the Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research for a presentation by its plenary lecturer,  Moritz Helmstaedter, Ph.D,. as part of the 2015 Jungers Symposium and OHSU Research Week. Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Lecture title: “Connectomics: The dense reconstruction of neuronal circuits” Moritz Helmstaedter is the director of the Department of Connectomics at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, Germany. His research is focused on deciphering how the cerebral … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Survey design and tools part II, Mar. 12

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss March’s topic: Survey design and tools part II Learn best practices in creating and using a survey for research and discover available tools offered through OCTRI and other resources. Presenters: Rob Schuff, Julie Mitchell and Bridget Adams. Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 12 to 1 p.m. Vey Auditorium, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, 11th … Read More

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series, Mar. 2

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes Andrew F. Russo, Ph.D., professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at the University of Iowa. Russo’s presentation will focus on two very common trigeminal-mediated pain states: temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and migraine. Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 12 p.m. welcome reception / 12:30 p.m. seminar Collaborative Life Sciences Building, CLSB 3A003A/B In a presentation titled “Trigeminal-Mediated Pain: Clues from mice,” Dr. Russo will share his lab’s recent findings on the role … Read More

Don’t miss upcoming INVENT seminars and Michael Baker keynote, Mar. 11

The INVENT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Keynote and Seminar series has just wrapped up its sixth week, with three more seminars and a concluding keynote address still to come. Entrepreneurs, lawyers, educators and scientists from Portland’s bioscience and entrepreneurship communities have contributed insight into pitching a concept, intellectual property rights, regulatory requirements, collaboration, and seeking funds. INVENT: Seminar Series and Keynote, Winter 2015 When: Every Wednesday from Feb. 18 through Mar. 11 – 5 to 6:30 … Read More

OHSU Stroke Conference registration deadline Feb. 28

The fourth annual OHSU Stroke Conference will take place this year on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Collaborative Life Science Building (CLSB). This one-day annual conference brings together OHSU clinicians and scientists interested in stroke, cerebrovascular disease and traumatic brain injury to share their expertise, report on scientific progress, and discuss research collaborations. This year’s event is hosted by Nabil Alkayed, M.D., Ph.D., professor and vice chair, Anesthesiology … Read More

INVENT Seminar Series: Kick-off with Dr. Albert Starr and Dr. Richard Wampler keynote, Jan. 7

Are you ready or interested in joining the next league of biomedical inventors and entrepreneurs? If so, please join us for INVENT, an educational program on bioscience innovation and entrepreneurship. Two keynote presentations and a series of weekly seminars will provide information on translating and commercializing discoveries in the health and life sciences. Attendance is free, and medical students, grad students, post-doc fellows, faculty, and members of the bioscience community are all encouraged to attend. … Read More

OCTRI Design Studio: Get feedback on your project from senior faculty

Are you submitting a Career Development K award? Or your first R01? A similar major grant? The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute has an opportunity for basic and clinical scientists to present their research and get constructive feedback from OHSU scientists to improve their chances of success. The OCTRI Design Studio has helped many OHSU researchers improve their aims and identify important areas of improvement before submitting awards. The Design Studio has openings at … Read More

OCTRI Research Forum: Power and Sample Size Simplified, Dec. 12

Join the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OCTRI, in a monthly research forum that addresses all things clinical and translational research. Don’t miss December’s topic: Power and Sample Size Simplified Refresh your skills on calculating power and sample size for your research proposal. Work through examples in clinical and translational research and learn about tools and resources available to you through the Biostatistics and Design Program. Presented by David Yanez. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 … Read More

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