Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’

Fall Vollum Writing Program starts Sept. 24

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block and time … Read More

Tech Transfer office internship applications due Aug. 15

OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development interns provide a valuable service by assisting with technology development and the transition of technology from laboratory to market for the benefit of the public. In return, interns gain valuable knowledge and skills that can be applied in a wide range of professions. Past interns have gone on to pursue careers in technology transfer, patent law, and startup development. TTBD is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year … Read More

Faculty job application workshop for postdocs, Sept. 4

Postdocs and research assistant professors: are you planning to apply for faculty jobs this fall? Would you like advice about your CV, teaching or research statements, or cover letter? Come to this workshop to learn basic principles about putting together a job application and to get feedback on your application package. Cookies and coffee will be served. When: Thursday, September 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Where: Mackenzie Hall 2136 Who: Postdoctoral fellows and research assistant … Read More

Cardiovascular researcher wins prestigious young investigator’s award

Chi Young Shim, M.D., Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher at the Knight Cardiovascular Institute, was awarded the prestigious 2014 Arthur E. Weyman Young Investigator’s Award at last week’s American Society of Echocardiography 25th Annual Scientific Sessions. Dr. Shim presented the results of a study which used molecular imaging with “smart” targeted microbubbles to detect the sticking of platelets to the vessel wall at various stages of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries due to plaque build-up, can … Read More

Postdoctoral fellowships from the Human Frontier Science Program

The Human Frontier Science Program encourages postdoctoral scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country. The program provides awardees with approximately $50,000 per year for three years, and invites applications for two international mechanisms that offer postdoctoral fellowships for basic research training: Long-Term Fellowships – For applicants with a Ph.D. in a biological discipline to embark on a new project in a different field of … Read More

Essay contest for students and fellows from the Lasker Foundation

The Lasker Foundation seeks original, 1000-word essays from students and fellows that discuss innovative ways to build support and ensure funding for medical research. First prize is $10,000 and a trip to New York to meet the 2014 Lasker Award Winners. Second and third prize winners will receive $5,000 and $2,000, respectively.  Who is eligible: Medical school students and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; or graduate … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block and time … Read More

TTBD brown bag: Evaluating a licensing opportunity, June 12

When a company looks at bringing in a new technology to commercialize, they perform due diligence on a wide array of different topics to allay the potential risks. What are these risks and what kind of questions do they ask? What kind of information can we provide to maximize interest and licensing revenue? In this presentation, TTBD Technology Development Managers, Rob Copenhaver and Trina Voss, will discuss the questions companies ask when evaluating a licensing … Read More

Quantitative biology symposium: Working at the interface of biology and physics, May 20

The Galbraith Lab invites OHSU researchers to a one-day quantitative biology symposium on working at the interface of biology and physics. Highlights include scientific talks, lunch with the speakers, and an afternoon data slam for postdocs and students. Speakers include: Dyche Mullins (HHMI, UCSF); Jim Bear (HHMI, UNC); Dan Fletcher (Berkeley); Kludoud Jaqaman (UTSW); Joe Gray (OHSU); D.A. Ta (OHSU); and Peter Barr-Gillespie (OHSU). Registration is required, but the event is free to attend. Funding for … Read More

Financial planning & retirement seminar for grad students and postdocs, May 15

Are you curious about how to save for retirement when paid on a stipend? OHSU Women in Science and the Research in Progress Seminar Series (RiPPS) invite you to a seminar on financial planning and retirement with Ron Barry, Ph.D., C.F.P. This seminar is specifically designed for students and postdocs. Financial planning and retirement seminar Thursday, May 15 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Vollum M1441

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