The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is promoting the use of the PhenX Toolkit, a resource that allows substance abuse researchers to gather, share, and compare human-subjects data. Forty three new Measures have been added to the Toolkit as part of a larger initiative by the NIDA called, ‘Genetics Data Harmonization,’ whose aim is to promote common measures that can be used by researchers across research fields. According to an NIH notice released earlier … Read More
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All OHSU researchers and research staff are invited to a Research Cost Savings event, Thursday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Immediately following, there will be a partnered vendor show in the Great Hall with refreshments. The Research Value Analysis Task Team (RVATT), Purchasing, Contracts, and Research Stores have planned this event to share how you can stretch your dollars in the lab. Register for the event in Training … Read More
A list of speakers is now available for the Shared Resources Colloquium on March 21, part of the BioMedicine in 4D conference in the OHSU Old Library. From 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., attend presentations highlighting the OHSU Shared Resources Cores. Core directors will introduce their campus services and how they can help you get the most out of your research endeavors. Please also plan to join us at the end of the day for … Read More
A micro-CT scanner designed for rapid, low exposure scanning of mice and rats is now available for general use by OHSU researchers. Housed at the Oregon National Primate Research Center, the Caliper Quantum FX micro-CT delivers images at an X-ray dose low enough to enable true longitudinal studies; it is appropriate for both ex vivo and in vitro scans. For more information or to use the machine, please contact Kati Marshall. Download this PDF for scheduling information and … Read More
The DNA Services Core has recently negotiated campus-wide discounts from several outside service providers. By pooling the oligos ordered through the online work request form, we can get oligos in tube format for as low as 22 cents a base (or, oligos in plate format the price is as low as 10 cents a base). Visit the DNA Services Core fees page for a list of new prices negotiated with vendors including IDT, Sigma-Aldrich, Biosearch, and Stanford … Read More
OHSU’s Transgenic Mouse Models Core is up and running after relocating to a new laboratory space in the Biomedical Research Building. The new space takes advantage of the mouse pathogen-free barrier inside of the Department of Comparative Medicine. Services provided by the Transgenic Core for both OHSU and external customers include: Generation of transgenic mice, knockout mice, cryopreservation of mouse embryos and the rederivation of contaminated mouse lines. In vitro fertilization and Speed Cryopresevation. Services … Read More
At the Advanced Imaging Research Center, OHSU researchers have access to some of the best magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology in the world. Researchers use these high-powered MRIs to study how the brain works, as well has how it deteriorates with age and disease. Listen to Bill Rooney, Ph.D., as he tells the history of OHSU’s Advanced Imaging Research Center. He’ll take you behind the scenes of OHSU’s 7-tesla MRI, which produces very high-resolution images … Read More
The Flow Cytometry Shared Resource is pleased to announce the expansion of the capacity and capability of the core with the addition of new instruments and upgrades. The resource has added a state-of the-art cell sorter, the Becton Dickinson (BD) InFlux, which is capable of detecting up to eleven fluorescent probes for cell separation and cell analyses. The instrument is equipped with four lasers, including a 561nm green laser for the highly demanded red fluorescent … Read More
A couple of months ago, we told you about a new x-ray irradiator that would be available to OHSU researchers. This is just a friendly reminder that the new irradiator is now available for those who have been trained. For more information on usage fees or how to gain access, contact Al Castellane, Research Radiation Safety Officer, at ext. 42583 or email@example.com.
If you use the Facilities & Logistics Surplus request form for lab equipment, take note: a new field called the Clinical Engineering Number (CE#) has been added to improve tracking and inventory. Get all the information you need on the Facilities & Logistics blog.