Posts Tagged ‘lecture’

NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch to visit OHSU Nov. 13

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, with director Jon Lorsch, Ph.D., at the helm, is breaking new ground on funding and workforce development strategies. Come and hear Lorsch talk about exciting changes taking place at NIGMS as he presents: “Developing a More Productive, Efficient and Sustainable Biomedical Research Enterprise” Nov. 13th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor Auditorium Lorsch will share the latest news out of NIGMS and outline the institute’s strategic plan as … Read More

Lecture: The Nature of Seeing, Portland Art Museum, Oct. 29

The eyes are the window for the brain. Yet there are many mysteries about how our brains makes sense of what we see and, more specifically, how we perceive art. Join David Wilson, director of the Casey Eye Institute at OHSU, as he presents on art, perception and the brain as part of panel discussion with leaders in the field of neuroscience from OHSU and the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. The lecture … Read More

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series, Mar. 2

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes Andrew F. Russo, Ph.D., professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at the University of Iowa. Russo’s presentation will focus on two very common trigeminal-mediated pain states: temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and migraine. Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 12 p.m. welcome reception / 12:30 p.m. seminar Collaborative Life Sciences Building, CLSB 3A003A/B In a presentation titled “Trigeminal-Mediated Pain: Clues from mice,” Dr. Russo will share his lab’s recent findings on the role … Read More

Gootee/Moda Health endowed lecture on leadership, Nov. 14

Chris McGowan, president and CEO of the Portland Trail Blazers, is giving the annual Robert G. Gootee/Moda Health Endowed Lecture in leadership and professionalism, titled “What it takes to win: Strategy and leadership.” The lecture is part of OHSU’s Professionalism Week, and is sponsored by the School of Dentistry. Friday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. CLSB, PSU Auditorium Reception to follow This lecture is the first fully endowed lectureship in the history of the OHSU School of … Read More

Latest news for HIV vaccines, treatments, and possible cures workshop, Nov. 11

The Cascade AIDS Project and OHSU, in conjunction with the 32nd Annual NHP Models for AIDS Symposium, invites teachers and community members interested in HIV/AIDS to an interactive discussion with world experts on research and care in HIV/AIDS. The workshop, “The Latest News for HIV Vaccines, Treatments, and Possible Cures,” is free and open to the public. Speakers include Tyler TerMeer, executive director, Cascade AIDS Project Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., AIDS vaccine researcher and director of OHSU’s Oregon National Primate … Read More

Location updated – Goodman lecture: Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., Sept. 11

The OHSU Department of Pharmacology proudly welcomes Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., James B. Duke professor of biochemistry at Duke University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, for its 2014 Goodman Lecture titled “Seven Transmembrane Receptors.” Goodman lecture: Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D. Thursday, Sept. 11, 4 to 5 p.m. Medical Student Lecture Hall RJH 4340 Reception to follow Dr. Lefkowitz was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2012 for his studies of G-protein-coupled receptors. Alongside Dr. Brian Kobilka, … Read More

Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy lecture: Alan Trounson, Ph.D., June 10

The OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy welcomes Alan Trounson, Ph.D., past president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and emeritus professor of Monash University, for a lecture on translating discovery. Visiting speaker: Alan Trounson, Ph.D. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 4 to 5 p.m. OHSU Hospital room 8B60 Videoconferenced to NSI seminar room at the Oregon National Primate Research Center  Dr. Trounson was president of CIRM from 2007 to 2014 in … Read More

Updated: Slides posted from Dr. Susan Newcomer’s talk on NIH funding

Updated 5/5: Slides from Dr. Newcomer’s talk have been posted on Bridge. —– The OHSU Institute on Development & Disability is excited to host Susan Newcomer, Ph.D., Program Official, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), who is coming to share insider tips on how to successfully obtain funding from NICHD and other institutes in her talk “Leaping Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Understanding the NIH Funding Process.” The presentation begins … Read More

Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., to give lecture on “connectomics” at OHSU Research Week, May 6

The OHSU Graduate Student Organization is excited to welcome Jeff W. Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Ramon Y. Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, to give a keynote lecture at OHSU Research Week. Dr. Lichtman’s talk, “Connectomics: What, Why and How?”, will take place Tuesday, May 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium About Dr. Lichtman’s talk Connectional maps of … Read More

Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research Symposium, May 13

The 6th Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “The Genetics and Genomics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases,” will be taking place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine, on “Merging human genetics and genomics: From genes to genomes, rare variants and clan genomics” Stephan Züchner, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Miami, on “From new tools to discovery: … Read More

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