Posts Tagged ‘research week’

Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., to give lecture on “connectomics” at OHSU Research Week, May 6

The OHSU Graduate Student Organization is excited to welcome Jeff W. Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Ramon Y. Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, to give a keynote lecture at OHSU Research Week. Dr. Lichtman’s talk, “Connectomics: What, Why and How?”, will take place Tuesday, May 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium About Dr. Lichtman’s talk Connectional maps of … Read More

Two chances to win an iPad Mini at OHSU Research Week

If you haven’t already added sessions from OHSU Research Week to your calendar, here’s another incentive to sweeten the deal: Attend three or more sessions or events throughout the week and be entered to win one of two iPad Minis*. Be sure to pick up a Research Week passport at the check-in desk in the Old Library starting Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Must be present at the Awards Reception on Thursday, May 8 … Read More

Editor of Science Careers to give OHSU Research Week keynote, May 7

Jim Austin, Ph.D., editor of Science Careers, a publication of Science and AAAS, has been invited by the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute to give a keynote lecture during OHSU Research Week. Dr. Austin’s talk, “I’m not here on business baby, I’m only here for fun,” is inspired by a Bruce Springsteen lyric that he taped to his desk during graduate school. Based on his experience both being a scientist and helping other people … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2014 program highlights

With over 300 OHSU students, postdocs, residents, faculty members, and research staff presenting their work at OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014, in the Old Library Building, there’s no better time to explore the wide array of science being performed across our campuses. In addition to exhibiting our own research, we have an exceptional lineup of visiting keynote speakers joining us for Research Week, ranging from the head of the National Heart Lung and Blood … Read More

Leading DOHaD researcher to give Research Week keynote, May 8

Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., FRCP, an international expert in the field of developmental origins of disease, has been invited by the School of Medicine Research Roadmap Task Force #6 and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute Center for Developmental Health to give a lecture during Research Week on Thursday, May 8, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. Yajnik will lead us in a conversation about the rapidly rising epidemic of diabetes and non-communicable diseases in … Read More

Save the date: Career networking night for Ph.D.s, May 6

Join more than 20 OHSU alumni for a special networking night focused on non-academic career paths for Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral fellows. Students, faculty, and postdocs are welcome to visit with OHSU alumni and learn from their experiences in career paths outside academia. Hors d’oeuvres and cold beverages provided. Career networking night for Ph.D.s Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Richard Jones Hall Atrium This OHSU Research Week event is sponsored by the … Read More

Students and Postdocs: Send in your ugliest data by April 25!

Do you have an unfortunate set of data? A photo of a lab “fail”? Or a particularly ugly figure? Now’s your chance to turn that ugly data into a new iPad Mini! During Student Day at OHSU Research Week, attendees will vote for the ugliest data. You no doubt have some ugly data in your notebooks or on your computer, and every field is bound to specialize in its own unique style of ugly. So … Read More

Register to participate in OHSU’s Three Minute Thesis Competition by April 21

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? Back by popular demand, OHSU Research Week 2014 is excited to host our second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. The 3MT® is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills as students explain their research in … Read More

Schedule for Research Week 2014 career development panels

Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute director to visit OHSU, May 5

Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health, will be on campus Monday, May 5 to deliver a lecture entitled, “Charting our Future Together: Setting an Agenda for the NHBLI.” His talk will take place at 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. Gibbons oversees the third largest institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of … Read More

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