Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

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

30th Riker Memorial Lecture: Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., Feb. 8

OHSU’s Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is proud to bring you the 30th William K. and Carmella L. Riker Memorial Lecture. This year’s featured speaker is Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., member of the National Academy of Sciences Howard Hughes Medical Institute Department of Bioengineering and D. H. Chen Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Deisseroth, who is know for creating, developing, and disseminating the technology of optogenetics, will discuss the “optical deconstruction of … Read More

Registration open for the Spring Vollum Writing Program, class begins April 3

Registration is open for the spring session of the Vollum Writing Program, an in-depth professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. The course focuses on the basic elements of good scientific writing, for both papers and grant proposals. It runs for six weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning April 3, 2013. Six individual tutorials with the instructor are included. The course carries a fee … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing your Mentor, Jan. 29

Are you looking for a mentor? Worried about authorship? Unsure about how to approach a prospective mentor? This workshop is geared towards helping both pre-docs and postdocs find a mentor that’s a good fit. Allison Fryer, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Medicine, will impart her knowledge about forming positive and productive mentor relationships. The workshop will start at 4 p.m., January 29, in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room … Read More

Planning your research career – UCSF’s Bill Lindstaedt, Director of Career Services, Jan. 22

Wondering how to prepare for faculty job applications? Thinking about pursuing a job in industry but don’t know how to go about it? Not sure what you want to do with your life? Find these and other answers at “Planning Your Career,” a talk by Bill Lindstaedt, M.S., Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at the University of California, San Francisco. He will talk about career paths, strategies,and other practical tips for sorting out … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing a Research Project, Jan. 15

Come join us for the next workshop in the 2013 Vollum Career Development series taking place Tuesday, January 15 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room M1441. David Dawson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology will discuss strategies pertinent to aspiring young investigators trying to develop a research project, and who are looking to get a leg up on the competition. Postdocs, grad students, and others interested in these topics are welcome and … Read More

Career Development Workshop: A Ph.D. is Not Enough, Jan. 8

Join us for the first of the 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops on Tuesday, January 8 at 4 p.m. in Vollum M1441. Tom Soderling, Ph.D., senior scientist at the Vollum Institute, will discuss topics that are critical to being a scientist, but are not taught as part of a Ph.D. or postdoctoral training program. Topics include how to choose the best mentors, the importance of finding balance, and defining what success means to you personally. Postdocs, grad … Read More

Register for the Winter Vollum Writing Program, class begins Jan. 9

Registration is open for the winter session of the Vollum Writing Program, an in-depth professional science writing course available to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. The course focuses on the basic elements of good scientific writing, for both papers and grant proposals. It runs for six weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning January 9, 2013. Six individual tutorials with the instructor are included. The course carries a fee … Read More

Juan Enriquez joins OHSU experts to discuss the “life code” revolution, Nov. 14

TED speaker and futurist Juan Enriquez, MBA, will join OHSU’s Brian Druker, Joe Gray, Mary Stenzel-Poore and Robert Hitzemann for a discussion on the “life code” revolution: reshaping the global economy. Speakers will speculate on the role of academic medicine and research in the 21st century as we adapt to the ever-changing political, economic, and cultural climates. When: November 14, 2012 – Noon Where: OHSU Auditorium For more information, visit the School of Medicine Research Voice. … Read More

Reminder – Funding Focus: OHSU Research 101, Oct. 11

Are you new to OHSU or just looking for a refresher on the resources we have available? Join us for a virtual tour of OHSU research resources at this month’s Funding Focus seminar on Thursday, October 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. We’ll cover tools you’ll need for planning research projects as well as how to get your grant application through the OHSU system. Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and administrators … Read More

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