Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’

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

NRSA Application Workshop, June 30

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH this summer, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include: elements needed for an InfoEd proposal; how to develop a budget; how to manage reference letters; biosketches and PMCID numbers; and elements of a great training plan. This workshop is lead by Johanna Colgrove, M.D./Ph.D. program coordinator; Jen … Read More

Dr. Dorsa, senior VP for research, invites you to OHSU Research Week

We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research: Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 300 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings over the next few days. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions—many of the … Read More

Students and Postdocs: Send in your ugliest data by April 25!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly figure? Now’s your chance to turn that ugly data into a new iPad Mini! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, attendees will vote for the ugliest data. You no doubt have some ugly data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in its own unique style of ugly. So … Read More

Schedule for Research Week 2014 career development panels

Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More

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