Posts Tagged ‘postdoctoral fellows’

How to Write an Abstract, Feb. 13

Prepare for OHSU Research Week by attending this lunchtime workshop on “How to Write an Abstract,” presented by Allison Fryer, Ph.D., FBPharmacolS, associate dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Medicine. All students, faculty, fellows and staff are welcome to attend. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium Download a copy of the event flier to post in your area  This event is sponsored by Research Week, OHSU’s university-wide celebration of research, … Read More

OHSU researchers use breakthrough “barcode” method to improve gene therapy

Gene therapy holds the promise of curing many diseases—but this promise has been thwarted by the steep technical challenge of delivering new genes into cells. One potential solution to this challenge is to use adeno-associated virus (AAV), which is an ideal vector because it does not cause disease in humans. Despite AAV’s many advantages, however, currently available AAV vectors can be used only in limited cases because engineering the viral capsid, or shell, has been … Read More

New Responsible Conduct of Research training opportunity from OCTRI

RCR Training for Scholars and Trainees This eight-hour seminar meets the RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research) requirements of the NIH K award or T award, or any federal or non-federal career development grant. It is an interactive and practical experience that is focused on addressing real issues that have arisen in the course of your research. This may be related to ethics, integrity and regulatory matters; including anything from how you recruit and consent patients to … Read More

Updated: People Management for Principal Investigators, April 11 & 12

Updated 3/25: Please note that this class has been rescheduled due to inclement weather in February. ———————————— Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding staff members so that your science will be excellent. Juggling this endeavor with all else the PI must do – writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs – can be challenging at best. This … Read More

Significant changes to NIH Pathway to Independence Award K99 program

The NIH has reissued its parent announcement for the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). Several significant changes have been made to this program for applications due in Winter 2014 and beyond: Candidates for the K99/R00 award must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research training experience at the time of the initial application or the subsequent resubmission. Although the duration of postdoctoral training may vary across scientific disciplines, candidates must propose a plan … Read More

Seminar: Research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, Jan. 10

If you’re interested in learning more about research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, don’t miss the Neuroscience Graduate Program’s upcoming Alternative Careers seminar with Kara Cerveny, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Reed College. The seminar will be held on Friday, January 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Vollum M1441.

Friends of Doernbecher research grant applications due Feb. 21

Friends of Doernbecher, a volunteer organization that raises funds for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at OHSU, seeks proposals for pediatric-related research projects and programs. The grant program, which provides up to $175,000, is open to any employee of OHSU or Doernbecher proposing research related to children’s health. This includes, but is not limited to, OHSU and Doernbecher faculty, clinical and research staff, graduate students, medical students, fellows, and postdoctoral fellows. Grant applications are due February 21, … Read More

TTBD Brown Bag: How to make the Transfer of Materials (virtually) painless, Dec. 5

Do you want to learn how to complete mutual agreements for research collaborations? Do you want to make the process quicker, more efficient, and virtually painless? OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) will show you the various types of  research agreements to help you save time and effort. Come join this lunch time presentation on “How to make the transfer of materials (virtually) painless” on December 5, 2013 in Mackenzie Hall 2201, … Read More

HIP Buffet: How to write a Career Development Award (K award), Dec. 10

Are you writing a career development award or planning to in the future? Join us for December’s HIP Buffet seminar for a review of the sections of an NIH K award and tips for writing a successful grant application. The seminar will be held Tuesday, December 10,  from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall 1116, presented by Cynthia Morris, Ph.D, MPH, professor and vice chair of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and professor of Medicine … Read More

OHSU publication selected for the Journal of Biological Chemistry’s “Paper of the Week”

A publication by Pei-Chun Chen, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and her mentor, Show-Ling Shyng, Ph.D., has been selected as a “Paper of the Week” by the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The paper, “Leptin Regulates KATP Channel Trafficking in Pancreatic β-cells by a Signaling Mechanism Involving AMPK and PKA,” was highlighted online and in the Nov. 22 print version of the journal. Additionally, a figure from the paper was selected for … Read More

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