Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’

Prep for Research Week 2016: How to write an abstract workshop, Feb. 26

Whether you’re clueless when it comes to writing an abstract, or an expert looking to refine your skills, join us for a skill development workshop about how to write and abstract in preparation for Research Week. The workshop will be led by David Jacoby, M.D., professor of medicine, and chief, pulmonary and critical care. Skill development workshop: How to write an abstract Friday, Feb. 26 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, 2201 This event is … Read More

Under-represented Minority Postdoc Recruitment Day application deadline extended

OHSU is extending the application deadline for the first URM postdoc recruitment day travel fellowship to Mar. 1, 2016.  The fellowship provides travel and all associated costs of a visit to OHSU Apr. 14-16. We are seeking candidates who are considered under-represented in biomedical science according to NIH and who may be considering a postdoctoral appointment at OHSU. Participants will be introduced to areas of scientific strength at OHSU, meet with potential mentors and future … Read More

Research Week 2016: Call for abstracts, due Mar. 8

Students, faculty, research-ranked employees, postdocs, and staff are invited to submit abstracts for an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 2-6, 2016. 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. Visit the Research Week Call for Abstracts page for complete instructions on … Read More

Spring Vollum writing class starts Apr. 6

The Vollum Writing Class is a six-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and 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 management Best practices for … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Mar. 1

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, 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 led by Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the MD/PhD … Read More

The call to modernize graduate education

In a Nov. 30, Feedback Loop Blog post, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) leadership detailed the need to modernize how graduate students in biomedical research are educated and trained. Drs. Shiva Singh, Alison Gammie, and Director Dr. Jon Lorsch announced efforts NIGMS is undertaking to catalyze an education system that has remained virtually unchanged in 30 years, even as science has evolved at an unprecedented rate. The authors make the case that the growth … Read More

Funding opportunity for women postdoctoral scientists

The L’Oreal USA For Women in Science program was created out of a simple belief: the world needs science, and science needs women. For Women in Science Fellowship Program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of up to $60,000 for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. Applicants to the fellowship program must be current postdoctoral associates or begin their postdoctoral position by … Read More

Winter Vollum writing class starts Jan. 6

The Vollum Writing Class is a six-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and 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 management Best practices for … Read More

OHSU researchers identify enhanced functional connectivity in the brain after methamphetamine exposure

Damien Zuloaga, Ph.D., a former post-doctoral fellow in the Raber lab, and colleagues at OHSU published results of a study examining the effects of methamphetamine (MA) on the sleep-wake cycle. The article, “Enhanced functional connectivity involving the ventromedial hypothalamus following methamphetamine exposure,” appearing in the 23 September, 2015, edition of Frontiers in Neuroscience, identified MA-induced alterations in coordinated activity in the brain, particularly connectivity involving the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH). The VMH is the portion of … Read More

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21-25

In honor of the sixth annual National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, Sept. 21 to 25, 2015, OHSU will host a week’s worth of events in recognition of its 294 postdoctoral scholars. OHSU joins nearly 100 institutions in the U.S. and Canada in holding activities that honor postdocs and recognize the contributions they make to research and development. This year marks the first time OHSU will celebrate National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, recognizing the vital contributions its postdoctoral … Read More

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