Posts Tagged ‘OHSU researchers’

RSVP for the 2018 PSU-OHSU Faculty Mixer (now with funding) by Feb. 15

All OHSU faculty are invited to the PSU-OHSU Faculty Mixer, now with pilot funds. This special event, designed to foster collaboration between PSU and OHSU researchers, will kick off with quick introductions in CLSB’s 3rd-floor 3A002 Learning Studio, followed by time to connect with colleagues over drinks and appetizers in the lobby atrium. We will also announce a new RFA: PSU and OHSU have jointly committed $300,000 to support new collaborative research between PSU and OHSU … Read More

Regarding the potential federal government shutdown

Update Friday, Feb. 9: Congress passed the funding bill early today, ending a brief government shutdown and the series of continuing resolutions.   OHSU leaders are closely following the federal budget negotiations. Lawmakers have until midnight tonight, Feb. 8, 2018, to pass a budget deal and avoid a shutdown. As of now, there is no deal. Preliminary information on operations during this potential shutdown has not been made available. However, prior to the Jan. 19 shutdown, … Read More

Research Week 2018: Submit your abstracts by March 9

You’re invited to submit your abstract for OHSU Research Week. Students, faculty, research-ranked employees, postdocs and staff are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at OHSU Research Week, April 30 through May 2. Research Week is a university-wide event that celebrates the excellence of research performed across all schools, centers, institutes and education programs at OHSU. It’s a unique opportunity to get out of the lab or clinic and meet colleagues from various disciplines. Attend … Read More

Building a million-person cohort to advance precision medicine, Feb. 14

On Feb. 14, OHSU will host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program — part of the precision medicine initiative announced by President Barack Obama in his January 2015 State of the Union address.  All of Us traveling exhibit Mac Hall fountain Marquam Hill campus Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The All of Us tour team will be onsite to walk providers, researchers and … Read More

Share Your Science workshop and write-a-thon, register by Feb. 20

The Share Your Science workshop and write-a-thon trains scientists to communicate scientific work to the public. If you want to make your research more accessible, this is a great opportunity. It is open to all researchers: Graduate students, postdocs, research staff and faculty researchers. Share Your Science features a workshop on science communication followed by a hands-on writing session. Participants will have access to training, on-site coaches and ongoing resources, as well as food and drink. There … Read More

OCTRI provides membership to Association for Clinical & Translational Science

Members of the OHSU community conducting or supporting clinical or translational research may join the Association for Clinical and Translational Science at no cost. This is made possible through an institutional membership purchased by the OHSU Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Select OHSU from the Institutional Member drop-down menu when you sign up for ACTS membership. Contact OCTRI at octri@ohsu.edu for more information.

OMSI looking for volunteer scientists for CRISPR event

OMSI is hosting a public forum on human applications of CRISPR gene editing technology. Participants will learn about genetic engineering and the related ethical and societal dimensions, along with ways scientists are considering using it. Following the introduction, participants and scientist volunteers will join at tables to talk about the implications of using these medical advancements. The goal is for scientists to provide viewpoints and added background, not lead the conversation. Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human … Read More

Update regarding federal government shutdown

Updated Monday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.: The Senate and House have passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through Feb. 8. The shutdown will end once it is signed by President Trump with government offices expected to open on Tuesday. Lawmakers now have three weeks to pass an appropriations bill to avoid another shutdown. Updated Friday, Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.: At this time Congress has failed to reach an agreement, although there … Read More

Advanced mapping and spatial reasoning tool for OHSU researchers

OHSU is providing licenses for ArcGIS, an advanced mapping and spatial reasoning tool. ArcGIS allows users to explore data and share location-based insights through a common visual language. The ArcGIS portal is a collaborative, secure environment for organizing and sharing geospatial assets with the capacity to create maps and perform analytics. The tool provides spatial analytics to identify and quantify implications, consequences and impacts of decisions. The license includes ready-to-use maps, including the Living Atlas … Read More

New NIH policy on electronic submission of diversity supplements

Effective January 25, 2018, the NIH will require all single and multi-project diversity supplement requests to be submitted electronically. This is a change in NIH policy, which currently uses paper forms for these diversity supplements. The diversity supplement funding opportunity announcement will be reissued with new FORMS-E application forms and instructions for supplement requests. For supplement requests prior to January 25, prepare requests using the current FOA. Funds from diversity supplement requests are used to improve … Read More

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