All OHSU researchers are invited to attend these new, skill-building seminars that are intended to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 20-24, 2013. How to create effective power point slides April 23, 2013, 12 to 1 pm, MacHall 2201 Learn tips and tricks to creating effective power point slidesfrom Scott Christian, M.A., assistant director of the OHSU Teaching and Learning Center, and Sarah Melton, M.Ed., faculty development … Read More
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Time is running out to submit an abstract for OHSU Research Week, our university-wide event celebrating research the week of May 20-24, 2013. If you’d like to give a short oral or poster presentation, be sure to complete the Abstract Submission Form by Friday, March 22, 2013. To submit an abstract: Have your abstract prepared in a Word document. The document should include the title, authors, presenting author email address, and abstract body. Titles should … Read More
Applications for the 2013-2014 Presidential Bridge Funding program will be due May 17, 2013. Bridge funding is available for independent established investigators at OHSU threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 10 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards will be made only to OHSU investigators. The PI must … Read More
Using advanced imaging technologies, OSHU researchers are pushing the scientific envelope with their development of the “Google map” for cancer. Dr. Joe Gray will be presenting at the upcoming Marquam Hill Lecture on Thursday, March 21, at a 7:30 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch a glimpse of the future four-dimensional medicine is bringing. Learn more.
You’ve got less than two weeks until abstracts are due for OHSU Research Week! If you’d like to give short oral or poster presentation, be sure to complete and submit the Abstract Submission Form by Friday, March 22, 2013. Don’t forget that a limited number of scholarships are available to students presenting posters at Research Week. For more information about the scholarship or abstract submissions in general, visit the OHSU Research Week website.
Updated 3/11: As you may have already heard, the steam downtime scheduled for Saturday, March 9 was abruptly canceled. Facilities people arriving to begin steam repairs were diverted to the hospital firewatch duty mandated late Friday by the state fire marshal. Read more. Updated 2/27: The steam downtime originally scheduled for this Saturday, March 2, has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 9 because the necessary parts for steam repair have been delayed in transit by … Read More
The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) has just funded four research awards in the second round of its Catalyst Pilot Projects Program. The program is designed to launch multidisciplinary studies to further translational research and the awards support the collection of data essential to launch compelling applications for sustained national research funding. The funding was available through support from the NIH, the School of Medicine and the Office of the Vice President of … Read More
“Liver stem cell therapy for humans is coming,” said Markus Grompe, M.D., director of the Papé Family Pediatric Research Institute and co-author of a new Nature paper that describes how a team of researchers was able to successfully grow mouse liver stem cells in culture for the first time. The cells were then transplanted into a mouse model for liver disease, where they had a modest therapeutic effect. In the study, researchers used a modified version … Read More
The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB) Seminar Series hosts Judy Quong, Ph.D., executive editor of Cancer Discovery, this Thursday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Vollum Institute auditorium, M1441. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about publishing strategy with Dr. Quong and OHSU’s Tania Vu, Ph.D., associate professor, Biomedical Engineering, and Xiaolin Nan, Ph.D., assistant professor, OCSSB. This event will also be videoconferenced to the Center for Health & Healing’s 13th floor, room … Read More
Each month, the DNA Services Core Facility analyzes the DNA sequencing metadata (read length, quality scores, etc) and gives $54 worth of sequencing credit to the “winner” of the Template Quality Challenge. October’s winner is Anderw Nickerson of the Nan Lab (Biomedical Engineering) for “best plasmid template” with a contiguous read length of 1117 with 971 high quality (>Q20) bases. Congratulations, Andrew! In January, DNA Services sequenced ~1500 templates, including fosmids, BACs or large plasmids, PCR … Read More