Posts Tagged ‘Research Resources’

OHSU to be one of the first to install new high-resolution mass spectrometer

This July, OHSU’s Proteomics Shared Resource will be adding a high-resolution mass spectrometer called a Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion. OHSU will be one of the first universities in the world to install this new flagship proteomics platform by Thermo. The Orbitrap Fusion will allow OHSU researchers to incorporate the latest technologies in proteomics including tandem mass tags, iTRAQ, and SILAC multiplexing of complex protein samples, as well as improve their detection and quantitation of protein … Read More

OHSU Funding Database upgraded

The OHSU Funding Opportunities Database has recently undergone a major upgrade. This database can be used by any OHSU student or employee to search for research grants and fellowships by keyword, rank, residence type, deadline, or sponsor. With this upgrade, the keyword search function has become more robust. Additionally, the database now tracks multiple deadlines for grant programs with more than one deadline per year. The database houses funding opportunities, primarily from non-governmental sources, of … Read More

New O2 site for cancer researchers

The Knight Cancer Institute has a new presence on OHSU’s intranet, O2. The new site contains information about: Knight Cancer research seminars and events Logos, letterhead and other templates OHSU Knight BioLibrary resources Technology transfer and industry partnerships for cancer researchers Clinical trials office support resources Visit the new Knight Cancer Institute O2 site.

Test household items for heavy metals at the Metal Ion Core Open House, May 17

Could there be heavy metals in your baby food or drinking water? Get common household items tested for metal content at this year’s Metal Ion Core Open House on Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year is heavy metal testing on baby formula and food, and dog food. The Ralle Lab will be using their Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to test for metals such as copper, iron and zinc, and … Read More

New Elemental Analysis Core website makes it easy to request services

OHSU’s Elemental Analysis Core uses Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, or ICP-MS, to determine precise elemental concentration in a variety of biological and manufactured materials. The core has just launched their new website where you can learn all about the ICP-MS instrument, which has parts per billion and parts per trillion sensitivities for more naturally occurring elements, and easily request sample analysis. The core also provides complimentary data analysis, offers sample preparation and experimental consultation, … Read More

Templates for clinical study recruitment and other advertisements

Did you know that OHSU has pre-made templates for clinical study recruitment flyers and advertisements? The OHSU Branding Committee asks that you please use these templates when creating posters or advertisements for clinical studies to ensure a consistent look and feel. Visit the OHSU Branding site and scroll down to “Research Templates.”

A few spots left in spring People Management for PIs class, April 19 & 20

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 1.5-day course, led by Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse and Rachel Dresbeck, PhD, both from the Office of the Vice … Read More

Andrew Nickerson wins January DNA Services Template Quality Challenge

Each month, the DNA Services Core Facility analyzes the DNA sequencing metadata (read length, quality scores, etc) and gives $54 worth of sequencing credit to the “winner” of the Template Quality Challenge. October’s winner is Anderw Nickerson of the Nan Lab (Biomedical Engineering) for “best plasmid template” with a contiguous read length of 1117 with 971 high quality (>Q20) bases. Congratulations, Andrew! In January, DNA Services sequenced ~1500 templates, including fosmids, BACs or large plasmids, PCR … Read More

DNA Services names Beck Lazelle winner of the Oct. Template Quality Challenge

Each month, the DNA Services Core Facility analyzes the DNA sequencing metadata (read length, quality scores, etc) and gives $54 worth of sequencing credit to the “winner” of the Template Quality Challenge. October’s winner is Beck Lazelle of the Thayer Lab (Biochemistry & Molec. Biology) for “best plasmid template” with a contiguous read length of 1189 with 1017 high quality (>Q20) bases. Congratulations Beck! In October, DNA services sequenced ~2738 templates, including fosmids, BACs or large plasmids, PCR … Read More

OCTRI Biomedical Informatics group will host an Excel Tutorial, Nov. 2

Come learn how Excel is convenient for quickly organizing and cleaning data for statistical analysis. Find out how and when Excel should be used for research purposes. Methods for formatting data to easily import into databases or statistical analysis software will be discussed. Friday, November 2, 2012 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Questions? Contact Julie Mitchell.

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