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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

Expansion of NIH NRSA individual training grants

As of spring 2014, all institutes at the NIH will now support individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. In response to the 2012 NIH report on the state of graduate education in the U.S., the NIH has signaled that it will take a more active role in education of graduate students, including increasing recommendations around graduate curriculum, career path training and time to degree for students supported on training and on research grants. As a … Read More

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block and … Read More

Tartar Trust Fellowships; applications due April 18

Applications for Tartar Trust Fellowships, which provide up to $2,000 to students, postdocs, and faculty in the OHSU School of Medicine, are due April 18, 2014. Projects that are likely to enhance the applicant’s career development are of particular interest. Fellowship funds may be used to: Assist qualified graduate students in their research programs. Provide released time for a graduate teaching assistant for purposes of advancing the individual’s degree research. Support specially endowed medical students … Read More

How to Write an Abstract, Feb. 13

Prepare for OHSU Research Week by attending this lunchtime workshop on “How to Write an Abstract,” presented by Allison Fryer, Ph.D., FBPharmacolS, associate dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Medicine. All students, faculty, fellows and staff are welcome to attend. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium Download a copy of the event flier to post in your area  This event is sponsored by Research Week, OHSU’s university-wide celebration of research, … Read More

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