Posts Tagged ‘events’

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

Get ready for Research Week with these pre-event workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially students and trainees, but really everyone!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016. How to make and present a poster Friday, Apr. 1 12 to 1 p.m. MRB 310 You’ve done the research, now you need to pull it together for you Research Week poster! This seminar will present key tips for creating and presenting … Read More

The three laws of communication: Jean-Luc Doumont lecture, Apr. 7

Useful as each of them can be, a large body of tips and tricks is impossible to remember, at least in a practical, usable way, unless it is structured into a balanced, meaningful hierarchy. In this talk, Jean-luc Doumont, Ph.D., proposes and illustrates three simple yet solid ideas that lead to more effective communication and that underpin every other guideline: easy to remember, readily applicable, and always relevant—in short, valuable for the rest of your life. Thursday, Apr. 7 3:30 … Read More

OHSU Melanoma Research Expo, May 21

Since launching its “War on Melanoma” and creating the Melanoma Community Registry in 2014, OHSU Department of Dermatology has enrolled over 4,800 melanoma survivors, family members, and friends who are interested in participating in research. Join them in celebrating at the second annual skin cancer screening and research expo! Melanoma Research Expo Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Collaborative Life Sciences Building The event will include presentations by OHSU melanoma researchers, free skin … Read More

Don’t forget: Research Week abstracts due Mar. 8

A friendly reminder: If you’d like to give an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week this May, be sure to submit your abstract by Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Don’t forget that a limited number of scholarships are available to students presenting posters at Research Week. For more information about the scholarship or abstract submissions in general, visit the OHSU Research Week website.

Prep for Research Week 2016: How to write an abstract workshop, Feb. 26

Whether you’re clueless when it comes to writing an abstract, or an expert looking to refine your skills, join us for a skill development workshop about how to write and abstract in preparation for Research Week. The workshop will be led by David Jacoby, M.D., professor of medicine, and chief, pulmonary and critical care. Skill development workshop: How to write an abstract Friday, Feb. 26 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, 2201 This event is … Read More

Research Week 2016: Call for abstracts, due Mar. 8

Students, faculty, research-ranked employees, postdocs, and staff are invited to submit abstracts for an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016. Research Week is a university-wide event that celebrates the excellence of research performed across all schools, centers, institutes, and education programs at OHSU. It’s a unique opportunity to get out of the lab or clinic and meet colleagues from various disciplines. Visit the Research Week Call for Abstracts page for complete instructions on … Read More

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