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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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.
Are you curious about the patentability of software? Or interested in learning how to protect and distribute software? Technology Transfer & Business Development will be holding a brown bag session on Software Licensing & Patents on August 7, 2013 in Mac Hall, room 2201, from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be catered (first come, first serve or bring your own). The event will be lead by Arvin Paranjpe, M.S., J.D., technology development manager, and … Read More
This August 13-14 2013, Portland State University (PSU) will host Oregon Lab2Market, a two-day workshop targeting campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early-stage ideas. Through an intensive, experiential workshop, participants will learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the both days of the … Read More
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface are designed to provide funding to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service for researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research. This program provides up to $500,000 over five years. Pre-proposal deadline: … Read More
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