Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure; Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising; Dealing with writer’s block and … Read More

Dentistry seminar: Jacques Nor, D.D.S., Ph.D., Jan. 31

The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series is pleased to host Jacques E. Nor, D.D.S, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the University of Michigan, for a lecture on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. Dr. Nor will be delivering a talk entitled, “Dental Pulp Tissue Engineering: Overcoming the Challenges.” A reception will be held at noon in front of the lecture … Read More

Funding Focus: Internal Funding Opportunities, Jan. 16

Join us for January’s Funding Focus seminar on Internal Funding Opportunities to learn about sources for pilot funds, career development awards, and emergency funding at OHSU. The seminar will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 in Mac Hall 2201. We will discuss: Sources of emergency funding including Presidential Bridge Funding. “Quasi-internal” funding opportunities such as those from the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon and the Collins Medical Trust. Pilot funding from … Read More

Seminar: Research and teaching at a small liberal arts college, Jan. 10

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.

Funding Focus: DoD Funding – Insights Gleaned from the Military Healthy Systems Research Symposium, Dec. 19

The Department of Defense funds research across the spectrum, from very basic science to social and behavioral studies. But how do you take advantage of these funds? Come to December’s Funding Focus, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, to learn about what the DoD is currently interested in, the importance of networking, and how you can get support to attend the most important DoD biomedical research conference of the year, the Military Health Systems … Read More

Oregon Bioscience Association workshop on SBIRs, Dec. 13

The Oregon Bioscience Association is holding an informational workshop on Small Business Innovation Research Awards, more commonly referred to as SBIR’s, and other forms of government grant funding. This is a great event for any aspiring scientific entrepreneur. This workshop will cover the broadest spectrum of federal programs, including SBIR/STTR programs for the National Science Foundation, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Environmental Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the National Institutes of Health. David H. Farrell, … Read More

Portland Area Geriatrics Seminar on Alzheimer’s disease, Dec. 4

The Portland Area Geriatrics Seminar Series’ next installment, Alzheimer’s Disease: An Emerging Public Health Concern, has three objectives: to increase familiarity with data driven public health in the context of caregiving and dementia, to increase awareness of the 2012 State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias in Oregon, and to increase awareness of potential public health activities related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Seminar presenters Jon Bartholomew, public policy director, Alzheimer’s Association Oregon … Read More

December Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in December: December 2 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Markus Grompe, M.D., Director, Pape Family Pediatric Institute; Director, Oregon Stem Cell Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics: “How to build human tissues in animals: the … Read More

Kaushik Patel, Ph.D., demonstrates the improved SciFinder database Nov. 21

Do you use SciFinder? Looking for Chemical Abstracts Service information on chemistry, engineering and materials science? How about searching for patents? Join us on November 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Biomedical Research Building room 381 for a seminar and hands-on demonstration of SciFinder, a database that provides researchers with unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. This seminar will focus on demonstrating new features and … Read More

Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., on “What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me,” Nov. 21

The OHSU Native American Employee Resource Group and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion invite all to attend what promises to be an insightful lecture by Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., titled, “The Importance of Culture: What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me.” Dr. Weiser, a medical epidemiologist for the Portland Area Indian Health Service, will highlight some of his experiences working with American Indian and Alaska Native peoples and discuss the importance … Read More

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