Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Balancing Career and Family, March 19

The final workshop in the Vollum Career Development Series starts at 4 p.m. this Tuesday, March 19 in Vollum M1441. Mary Logan, Ph.D., Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., Soo-Kyung Lee, Ph.D., and Anthony Barnes, Ph.D., will share their experiences and discuss the challenges of Balancing Career and Family. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is welcome.  We highly encourage you to attend this event in … Read More

Career Development Workshop: Research in a Clinical Dept., March 12

Join us for one of the last Vollum Career Development Workshops of the year, this Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Mary Heinricher, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, will be sharing her experience doing Basic Science in a Clinical Department. This event, which is part of the Vollum Career Development Series, is geared toward postdocs and grad students, but anyone is … Read More

Funding Focus: “Writing an MRF Grant” with David Ellison, M.D., March 21

Did you know that 80 percent of Medical Research Foundation of Oregon (MRF) grants are awarded to OHSU investigators? For our March Funding Focus, David Ellison, M.D., former MRF review committee chair, will be giving a presentation on how to write an MRF grant. If you’re planning to write an MRF grant sometime this year, attend this workshop to learn what MRF reviewers are looking for and to ask questions you have about the application … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Setting Up Your First Lab, March 5

Are you new to lab management? Maybe getting ready to start your first faculty position? The Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Managing a Research Laboratory / Setting Up Your First Lab” presented by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, will discuss best practices you can apply to help make your lab a success. Dr. Goodman will give advice on dealing with Department Chairs, spending funds wisely, balancing your research time with committee commitments, and also talk about … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Job Applications, Feb. 26

The 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops series continues with our next installment centered on how to bring your work, your goals, and your character together to form the strongest job application possible. The workshop, led by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, will focus on key elements in application letters, how to create a more effective CV, interviewing tips, and more. Workshop starts at 4 pm … Read More

HIP Buffet: How to propose a study of feasibility, Feb. 26

Are you writing a pilot research award in which you intend to test the feasibility of a larger study in the future? Writing feasibility or pilot study proposals can be difficult because they follow a different format. Join us for February’s HIP Buffet seminar to learn How to Propose a Study of Feasibility. The seminar will be held Tuesday, February 26th from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall, room 1116 and presented by Cynthia … Read More

Journal editor leads seminar on getting your research published, Feb. 22

The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (OCSSB) Seminar Series hosts Judy Quong, Ph.D., executive editor of Cancer Discovery, this Thursday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Vollum Institute auditorium, M1441. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about publishing strategy with Dr. Quong and OHSU’s Tania Vu, Ph.D., associate professor, Biomedical Engineering, and Xiaolin Nan, Ph.D., assistant professor, OCSSB. This event will also be videoconferenced to the Center for Health & Healing’s 13th floor, room … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Grant, Feb. 19

Thinking of applying for your first grant? Or perhaps you’d just like to polish your grant writing skills. If so, we encourage you to join us at the next Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Writing a Grant,” led by Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and Bill Skach, M.D., professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Our presenters will discuss strategies and give tips on how to improve your chances of getting … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Scientific Manuscript, Feb. 12

When it comes to writing scientific papers, the varying formats, restrictions and requirements can make the whole process seem tedious. This workshop, led by Gary Westbrook, M.D., senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute, will provide tips and techniques that will help you write clearly and concisely. Dr. Westbrook will cover everything from abstracts to discussions, from figures to dealing with editors. So come join us Tuesday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Giving a Seminar, Feb. 5

In academia, sometimes you’re so busy gathering data that your communication skills are ignored. But even if you’re conducting research worthy of the Nobel, you will be severely handicapped if you can’t communicate effectively. This workshop  was developed with the aim of helping you to improve your presentation and seminar-leading abilities. Co-presenters Gary Westbrook, M.D., Senior Scientist and Co-Director of the Vollum Institute, and Craig Jahr, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Vollum, will discuss strategies and give … Read More

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