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
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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.
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
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
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
Think you might be interested in teaching? At the next OHSU Women in Science brown bag you will learn about what to expect when teaching at an undergraduate institution. Tamily Weissman-Unni, Ph.D., Lewis & Clark College, and Catherine de Rivera, Ph.D., Portland State University, will share their experiences about the job application process, balancing teaching and research, and give general advice for those interested in teaching undergraduates. So bring your lunches to the Biomedical Research Building, room … Read More
The American Heart Association has announced its winter deadlines for a wide range of funding opportunities relating to cardiovascular disease and stroke. All proposals and applications will be due either January 16th or 17th, 2014. Find the full program descriptions below. American Heart Association – Winter 2014 Funding Opportunities National Scientist Development Grant– Up to $77,000 per year for up to four years to support beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by funding research projects … Read More
OHSU Women in Science invites you to a two-part workshop on funding strategies for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, co-hosted by WIS and Research Funding & Development Services. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, will be a session about funding opportunities at each pre- and postdoctoral stage. One week later, on September 17, there will be a panel discussion with grant awardees and faculty review committee members. Both sessions will be in Vollum M1441 from 4 to … Read More
From a young age, Lulu Cambronne, Ph.D., has always been interested in trying new things. For example, as a young musician she enjoyed composing works that explored hybrids of classical and modern sounds. Today, as a scientist at OHSU’s Vollum Institute, Dr. Cambronne is still harnessing her creativity and using it to develop solutions to difficult scientific problems. As a postdoc in Dr. Richard Goodman’s lab, one of Dr. Cambronne’s inspired ideas became tangible while … Read More
Maybe we should all be enjoying our jobs more and worrying about them less. Check this out from Radhika Nagpal, Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. She has some interesting insights into how to prioritize, manage your time, say no–and have fun.