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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

Research Week starts today at 12 p.m.

OHSU Research Week starts today with oral presentations beginning at noon. Listen to your colleagues present their latest findings, or swing by a poster session in the afternoon. You’re also invited to the reception this afternoon. Here is an overview of Monday’s schedule: 12 p.m. Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, and Drug & Alcohol Abuse Oral Presentations in the OHSU Auditorium and Old Library 1:30 p.m. Bioimaging, Cancer (Molecular) I, and Cardiovascular System Oral Presentations in the OHSU … Read More

New career development panels at OHSU Research Week

New this year at OHSU Research Week, we’ve planned a series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with you mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. How to prepare for the job search and interview process Wednesday, May 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Postdoctoral fellows and … Read More

OHSU Research Week program overview, May 20-24

If you ever wonder what research we’re working on here at OHSU, now is your chance to find out. May 20-24, more than 300 students, faculty, fellows and research staff will be presenting their work at OHSU Research Week. All OHSU employees are welcome to attend. Below are some highlights from the Research Week schedule. Over 350 scientific presentations Listen to OHSU researchers present their research at one of 26 oral sessions, or check out … Read More

Test household items for heavy metals at the Metal Ion Core Open House, May 17

Could there be heavy metals in your baby food or drinking water? Get common household items tested for metal content at this year’s Metal Ion Core Open House on Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year is heavy metal testing on baby formula and food, and dog food. The Ralle Lab will be using their Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to test for metals such as copper, iron and zinc, and … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2013 schedule now available!

The OHSU Research Week 2013 schedule has been posted. To find a specific presenter, enter their name into the search bar on the right side of the page. Questions? Contact

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