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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

Two exciting biostatistics lectures coming this October

2013 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars Conjectandi, and the 250th anniversary of the publication of Bayes’ Theorem. These anniversaries led to the creation of the International Year of Statistics (IYoS13). In celebration of IYoS13, OHSU’s Biostatistics and Design Program is honored to support the following guest speakers.   “The Right Treatment for the Right Patient (at the Right Time): Personalized Medicine and Statistics” Speaker: The 2013 President of American … Read More

Sigma Life Science presents innovative technologies symposium, Aug. 21

Sigma-Aldrich will be hosting a symposium in the OHSU Auditorium on Wednesday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The half-day symposium will focus on Sigma Life Science technologies and capabilities for the characterization of biological systems. Topics will include RNAi and microRNA-based approaches for target identification and validation, along with Zinc Finger Nuclease technology and CRISPR. To view an agenda or register, visit sigma.com/symposia-northwest. The symposium’s keynote speaker, Dr. Keming Song, is a … Read More

Upcoming International Employee Resource Group events

International employees, students, and allies interested in meeting OHSU community members from outside the U.S. are invited to participate in OHSU’s International Employee Resource Group’s monthly meetings and networking events. At monthly meetings, held the second Tuesday of every month from 2 to 3 p.m. in Kohler Pavilion room 13000A, connect with other international employees and students, and learn about OHSU services, community organizations, cultural events, and diverse businesses. You’re also invited to participate in … 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

Research Week Friday: Student choice keynote, career workshops, and more

Help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Student Research Forum at OHSU by joining us at Research Week’s Student Day. In particular, we hope you’ll attend the final keynote lecture of the week by David Schneider, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Schneider will be giving a talk titled, “Fighting infections by warping disease space,” at 4 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Here is today’s schedule: … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Byers keynote, awards reception, and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Peter Byers, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Byers will be presenting on the intersection of using advanced genomic tools and clinical practice in his talk, “Getting to Recessive: Making the Rare Common.” As both a clinical and molecular geneticist, he has devoted his career to understanding the molecular pathogenesis of inherited disorders of connective tissue. He has focused on collagen … Read More

Research Week Wednesday: Three Minute Thesis Competition and more

This afternoon, 30 OHSU students will showcase their thesis research in three minutes or less. Join us for OHSU’s first Three Minute Thesis Competition and help vote on the audience choice winner! Wednesday Research Week schedule 10:30 a.m. “How to prepare for the job search and interview process” in the OHSU Auditorium 12:30 p.m. Cancer (Molecular) III, Cellular & Molecular Biology, and Public Health II Oral Presentations in the OHSU Auditorium and Old Library 2 … Read More

Drs. Barker and Thornburg to give joint lecture on nutrition in the developmental origins of disease, May 30

How can good nutrition play a part in reducing the prevalence of chronic diseases? On Thursday, May 30 at 5 p.m. in Vollum Institute room M1441, David Barker, M.D., Ph.D., director of international collaborations at the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness, and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., interim director of the Moore Institute will discuss the vital relationships between maternal prenatal diet, fetal health and adult onset disease. The hour-long lecture will … Read More

Research Week Tuesday: Dr. Rothenberg keynote lecture and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Mace Rothenberg, M.D., senior vice president of clinical development and medical affairs at Pfizer. Dr. Rothenberg will lead us in a conversation about the growing importance of industry-academia collaboration for discovery and drug development, using examples stemming from novel therapeutics in oncology and based on new genetic insights. This lecture is sponsored by the School of Medicine Research Roadmap Task Force #6 and is a joint lecture with … Read More

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