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OHSU’s Andrew Fowler wins statewide Three Minute Thesis competition

Andrew Fowler, a Ph.D. student in the Center for Spoken Language Understanding at OHSU, won Oregon’s first statewide Three Minute Thesis competition for his presentation, “Efficient Typing with a Brain Computer Interface.” The competition took place at Portland State University on Saturday, May 17. 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in three minutes in a language appropriate to an intelligent but … Read More

OHSU Research Week oral and poster presentation award winners

Below is a list of students who were recognized for exceptional oral or poster presentations at the OHSU Research Week reception on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Student presenters were evaluated on hypothesis, research approach, impact, layout/use of media, and presentation skills. The top 15 percent of presenters were selected for an award. Oral presentation winners receive a $150 cash prize and poster presentation winners receive a $75 cash prize. Special thanks to all of our volunteer judges … Read More

Quantitative biology symposium: Working at the interface of biology and physics, May 20

The Galbraith Lab invites OHSU researchers to a one-day quantitative biology symposium on working at the interface of biology and physics. Highlights include scientific talks, lunch with the speakers, and an afternoon data slam for postdocs and students. Speakers include: Dyche Mullins (HHMI, UCSF); Jim Bear (HHMI, UNC); Dan Fletcher (Berkeley); Kludoud Jaqaman (UTSW); Joe Gray (OHSU); D.A. Ta (OHSU); and Peter Barr-Gillespie (OHSU). Registration is required, but the event is free to attend. Funding for … Read More

Financial planning & retirement seminar for grad students and postdocs, May 15

Are you curious about how to save for retirement when paid on a stipend? OHSU Women in Science and the Research in Progress Seminar Series (RiPPS) invite you to a seminar on financial planning and retirement with Ron Barry, Ph.D., C.F.P. This seminar is specifically designed for students and postdocs. Financial planning and retirement seminar Thursday, May 15 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Vollum M1441

Research Week Tuesday: Dr. Jeff Lichtman; networking night; and more

Tuesday’s Research Week lineup is brought to you by the OHSU Graduate Student Organization. Featured events include a keynote lecture by Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D.; three career development panels; an Ugly Data Contest; and a networking reception with 20+ OHSU Ph.D. alumni. Tuesday schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building unless otherwise noted. Follow the links below to view abstracts of scientific presentations: 9:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Biomedical imaging across the spectrum; … Read More

Three Minute Thesis Competition, May 7

Oregon Health & Science University and OHSU Research Week present Three Minute Thesis Competition Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 4 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Watch graduate students attempt to explain their dissertation research in 180 seconds or less at OHSU’s 2nd Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition. 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise was designed to develop academic, presentation, and communication skills as students explain their research in three minutes in … Read More

NRSA Application Workshop, June 30

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH this summer, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include: elements needed for an InfoEd proposal; how to develop a budget; how to manage reference letters; biosketches and PMCID numbers; and elements of a great training plan. This workshop is lead by Johanna Colgrove, M.D./Ph.D. program coordinator; Jen … Read More

Students and Postdocs: Send in your ugliest data by April 25!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly figure? Now’s your chance to turn that ugly data into a new iPad Mini! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, attendees will vote for the ugliest data. You no doubt have some ugly data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in its own unique style of ugly. So … Read More

Register to participate in OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis Competition by April 21

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2014 is excited to host our second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in … Read More

Schedule for Research Week 2014 career development panels

Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More

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