Posts Tagged ‘lecture’

Cell & Developmental Biology to host Craig T. Jordan, Ph.D., Sept. 25

The Knight Cancer Institute Seminar Series continues with a presentation on the “Characterization and Targeting of Leukemia Stem Cells” by Craig T. Jordan, PhD. Dr. Jordan is a Phillip and Marilyn Wehreim Professor of Medicine from the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and Professor of Biomedical Genetics and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. The presentation will take place in the OHSU Hospital’s 8th floor conference room, 8B60, at 4 … Read More

Joy A. Melnikow, MD, MPH, discusses breast cancer screening model, Aug. 2

This Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center sponsored event hosts Joy A. Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Melnikow’s presentation, “Breast Cancer Screening: Cost-effectiveness and Health Benefits Model,” will demonstrate a model developed to project costs and health benefits of breast cancer screening program policies. This event, located in BICC room 124, starts at 10 a.m. this Thursday, … Read More

Special Brain Institute forum hosts Story Landis, PhD, Director of NINDS, Jun 25

The OHSU Brain Institute continues its Meeting of the Minds lecture series with a one-time forum, “Where are we headed…with neuroscience research and its funding?”  featuring Story Landis, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The forum will be held Monday, June 25 at 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Conference Center and will be followed by a reception at 2 p.m. All neuroscience-related faculty, post-docs and students are encouraged … Read More

OHSU to host international symposium for cancer and stem cell research, June 5

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has partnered with world-class cancer and stem cell physician-scientists to bring together some of the best minds in the field in hopes of stimulating hepatoblastoma and other pediatric cancer research. OHSU is proud to host the Macy Easom Memorial Lectureship, which will be held in the OHSU Hospital’s eighth-floor auditorium on Tuesday, June 5th at 4 p.m. Dr. Stefano Cairo, Ph.D., a human geneticist at XenTech in Paris, France has … Read More

OHSU hosts John M. Brookhart lecturer William Catterall, Ph.D., June 27

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology invites you to attend the 22nd Annual John M. Brookhart Lecture. This year, we’re pleased to be hosting William A. Catterall, Ph.D, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Dr. Catterall will be discussing the “Structure and Function of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels at Atomic Resolution.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Medical Student Lecture Hall, Richard Jones Hall 4320, on … Read More

Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, May 8

The Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “New Imaging Technologies, New Insights Into the Brain,” will be taking place from 9 a..m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: Jeff Lichtman, M.D., professor of molecular and cellular biology from Harvard University on “Using Connectomics to Reveal Circuit Motifs” Tim Holy, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology from Washington University in St. Louis on “Getting a … Read More

Reminder: Women in STEM talk at Oregon State, April 30

OHSU resarchers have been invited to a lecture and workshop by Sue V. Rosser, Ph.D., Provost at San Francisco State University and expert in bridging women’s studies and the sciences, at Oregon State University in Corvallis on April 30, 2012. The talks will be about advancing opportunities for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Her workshop for STEM faculty and administrators focuses on how National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grants have especially helped women … Read More

Kerry Kuehl, MD, DrPH: Exercise and Nutrition: The Best Medicine, April 19

The Marquam Hill Lecture Series continues this month with a presentation by our very own Kerry Kuehl, MD, DrPH, associate professor of medicine and co-director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Division of Health Promotion & Sports Medicine. Dr. Kuehl will discuss the irrefutable body of scientific evidence that links your good health and longevity with being physically active and eating a healthy diet. “Most of what we die from is preventable by the … Read More

Heart Research Center lecture: Deborah Sloboda, PhD – April 12

The OHSU Heart Research Center will be hosting Deborah Sloboda, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and biomedical sciences at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, for its 19th annual lecture. The lecture, “Nutrition, Reproduction and Lifelong Health,” is taking place Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the Vey Conference Center on the 11th floor of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sloboda is an expert on the development of the fetus in the womb. She studies … Read More

Phys/Pharm lecture: David Mangelsdorf, PhD – Feb. 23

David J. Mangelsdorf, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, ushered in the era of orphan nuclear hormone receptor research. His findings revealed the long sought-after mechanism by which the body senses and disposes of excess cholesterol. Dr. Mangelsdorf’s research has led to unexpected insights into human disease and will be the focus of his upcoming Phys/Pharm Louis S. Goodman lecture, “Nuclear … Read More

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