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New resource for training grants: Research career development website

Are you writing a career development plan for a training grant and unsure about what resources are available at OHSU? We’ve compiled a list of seminars, classes, and programs into one convenient location and organized them by category on our new Career Development for Researchers page. Click on the name of the class or workshop and you’ll find detailed information about the target audience (e.g., grad students, postdocs, faculty), frequency and cost to participate (if … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Grant, Feb. 19

Thinking of applying for your first grant? Or perhaps you’d just like to polish your grant writing skills. If so, we encourage you to join us at the next Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Writing a Grant,” led by Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and Bill Skach, M.D., professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Our presenters will discuss strategies and give tips on how to improve your chances of getting … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Scientific Manuscript, Feb. 12

When it comes to writing scientific papers, the varying formats, restrictions and requirements can make the whole process seem tedious. This workshop, led by Gary Westbrook, M.D., senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute, will provide tips and techniques that will help you write clearly and concisely. Dr. Westbrook will cover everything from abstracts to discussions, from figures to dealing with editors. So come join us Tuesday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute … Read More

OHSU PAIN Day: February 28, 2013 – Call for Posters!

OHSU Pain Awareness and Investigation Network Day–better known as PAIN Day 2013–is right around the corner. Awards for best posters will be given in the “Complementary and Alternative Medicine” and “Translational Approaches to Pain” categories. So take advantage of this opportunity to meet other researchers and develop collaborations! OSHU PAIN Day starts at noon on Thursday, February 28, 2013 in the Vey Conference Center, 11th floor of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Featured speaker Todd Vanderah, Ph.D., … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Giving a Seminar, Feb. 5

In academia, sometimes you’re so busy gathering data that your communication skills are ignored. But even if you’re conducting research worthy of the Nobel, you will be severely handicapped if you can’t communicate effectively. This workshop  was developed with the aim of helping you to improve your presentation and seminar-leading abilities. Co-presenters Gary Westbrook, M.D., Senior Scientist and Co-Director of the Vollum Institute, and Craig Jahr, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Vollum, will discuss strategies and give … Read More

NRSA Applications: Critical Administrative Tools, Feb. 22

If you’re planning to apply for an NIH pre- or post-doctoral fellowship this April, we encourage you to attend this informal brown bag session with Research Grants and Contracts, OHSU’s pre-award office. Experienced grants analysts will walk you through a sample application and answer questions you have about the application process. When: February 22, 2013 from 12 to 1 p.m. Where: Vollum Institute, room M1443 Please RSVP to funding@ohsu.edu.

Registration open for the Spring Vollum Writing Program, class begins April 3

Registration is open for the spring session of the Vollum Writing Program, an in-depth professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. The course focuses on the basic elements of good scientific writing, for both papers and grant proposals. It runs for six weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning April 3, 2013. Six individual tutorials with the instructor are included. The course carries a fee … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing your Mentor, Jan. 29

Are you looking for a mentor? Worried about authorship? Unsure about how to approach a prospective mentor? This workshop is geared towards helping both pre-docs and postdocs find a mentor that’s a good fit. Allison Fryer, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Medicine, will impart her knowledge about forming positive and productive mentor relationships. The workshop will start at 4 p.m., January 29, in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room … Read More

Planning your research career – UCSF’s Bill Lindstaedt, Director of Career Services, Jan. 22

Wondering how to prepare for faculty job applications? Thinking about pursuing a job in industry but don’t know how to go about it? Not sure what you want to do with your life? Find these and other answers at “Planning Your Career,” a talk by Bill Lindstaedt, M.S., Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at the University of California, San Francisco. He will talk about career paths, strategies,and other practical tips for sorting out … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing a Research Project, Jan. 15

Come join us for the next workshop in the 2013 Vollum Career Development series taking place Tuesday, January 15 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room M1441. David Dawson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology will discuss strategies pertinent to aspiring young investigators trying to develop a research project, and who are looking to get a leg up on the competition. Postdocs, grad students, and others interested in these topics are welcome and … Read More

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