Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Balancing Career and Family, March 19

The final workshop in the Vollum Career Development Series starts at 4 p.m. this Tuesday, March 19 in Vollum M1441. Mary Logan, Ph.D., Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., Soo-Kyung Lee, Ph.D., and Anthony Barnes, Ph.D., will share their experiences and discuss the challenges of Balancing Career and Family. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is welcome.  We highly encourage you to attend this event in … Read More

Career Development Workshop: Research in a Clinical Dept., March 12

Join us for one of the last Vollum Career Development Workshops of the year, this Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Mary Heinricher, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, will be sharing her experience doing Basic Science in a Clinical Department. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Setting Up Your First Lab, March 5

Are you new to lab management? Maybe getting ready to start your first faculty position? The Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Managing a Research Laboratory / Setting Up Your First Lab” presented by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, will discuss best practices you can apply to help make your lab a success. Dr. Goodman will give advice on dealing with Department Chairs, spending funds wisely, balancing your research time with committee commitments, and also talk about … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Job Applications, Feb. 26

The 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops series continues with our next installment centered on how to bring your work, your goals, and your character together to form the strongest job application possible. The workshop, led by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, will focus on key elements in application letters, how to create a more effective CV, interviewing tips, and more. Workshop starts at 4 pm … Read More

Reminder: Are you applying for an NIH fellowship this year?

NRSA Applications: Critical Administrative Tools, Feb. 22 If you’re planning to apply for an NIH pre- or post-doctoral fellowship this April, we encourage you to attend this informal brown bag session with Research Grants and Contracts, OHSU’s pre-award office. Experienced grants analysts will walk you through a sample application and answer questions you have about the application process. Both researchers and administrators are welcome to attend. When: February 22, 2013 from 12 to 1 p.m. … Read More

New resource for training grants: Research career development website

Are you writing a career development plan for a training grant and unsure about what resources are available at OHSU? We’ve compiled a list of seminars, classes, and programs into one convenient location and organized them by category on our new Career Development for Researchers page. Click on the name of the class or workshop and you’ll find detailed information about the target audience (e.g., grad students, postdocs, faculty), frequency and cost to participate (if … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Grant, Feb. 19

Thinking of applying for your first grant? Or perhaps you’d just like to polish your grant writing skills. If so, we encourage you to join us at the next Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Writing a Grant,” led by Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and Bill Skach, M.D., professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Our presenters will discuss strategies and give tips on how to improve your chances of getting … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Scientific Manuscript, Feb. 12

When it comes to writing scientific papers, the varying formats, restrictions and requirements can make the whole process seem tedious. This workshop, led by Gary Westbrook, M.D., senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute, will provide tips and techniques that will help you write clearly and concisely. Dr. Westbrook will cover everything from abstracts to discussions, from figures to dealing with editors. So come join us Tuesday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute … Read More

OHSU PAIN Day: February 28, 2013 – Call for Posters!

OHSU Pain Awareness and Investigation Network Day–better known as PAIN Day 2013–is right around the corner. Awards for best posters will be given in the “Complementary and Alternative Medicine” and “Translational Approaches to Pain” categories. So take advantage of this opportunity to meet other researchers and develop collaborations! OSHU PAIN Day starts at noon on Thursday, February 28, 2013 in the Vey Conference Center, 11th floor of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Featured speaker Todd Vanderah, Ph.D., … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Giving a Seminar, Feb. 5

In academia, sometimes you’re so busy gathering data that your communication skills are ignored. But even if you’re conducting research worthy of the Nobel, you will be severely handicapped if you can’t communicate effectively. This workshop  was developed with the aim of helping you to improve your presentation and seminar-leading abilities. Co-presenters Gary Westbrook, M.D., Senior Scientist and Co-Director of the Vollum Institute, and Craig Jahr, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Vollum, will discuss strategies and give … Read More

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