Posts Tagged ‘visiting speaker’

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

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series: Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., April 29

For the fourth installment of the Dean’s Seminar Series, the School of Dentistry will host speaker Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies, Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.  Dr. Ebersole’s presentation will focus on “Macrophage Plasticity and Phenotypes Related to Periodontitis.” All are invited to attend this seminar starting a 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the School of Dentistry room 220/225. A … Read More

Tips on obtaining NIH funding from Dr. Susan Newcomer of NICHD, April 22

The OHSU Institute on Development & Disability is excited to host Susan Newcomer, Ph.D., Program Official, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), who is coming to share insider tips on how to successfully obtain funding from NICHD and other institutes in her talk “Leaping Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Understanding the NIH Funding Process.” The presentation begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the School of Nursing, room … Read More

Lecture: New approaches to targeting RAS, April 16

The OHSU Brenden Colson Center for Pancreatic Care is hosting a lecture with Frank McCormick, Ph.D., FRS, entitled, “New Approaches to Targeting RAS,” on Wednesday, April 16 at 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. McCormick is professor emeritus, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, David A. Wood Chair of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research and Co-Leader of the National Ras Program, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

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

Institute of Medicine president to give Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture, April 4

Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., president of the Institute of Medicine, will be giving the 4th Annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health this Friday, April 4 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. His talk will be on, “U.S. Health in International Perspective.” A reception will follow. Prior to IOM, Dr. Fineberg served as provost of Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, following thirteen years as dean of the Harvard School … Read More

Funding Focus: Fulbright Scholars informational seminar, March 25

Have you ever considered traveling abroad to pursue your research career goals? Maybe you’ve wondered if a new environment might allow you to gain alternate perspectives? Or perhaps you just want to see more of the world? If so, you won’t want to miss this month’s Funding Focus featuring special guest from the Fulbright Program, Dylan Gipson, senior program officer for the Fulbright Council for International Exchange of Scholars, who will present on March 25, … Read More

Women in Science seminar on careers in world health, Feb. 12

From the Bench to The Middle East, North Africa and Beyond: Using HIV Drug Hunting as a Platform for International Cooperation in a Challenging Region Wednesday February 12, 2014 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Mac Hall 2201 OHSU Women in Science is pleased to host Navid Madani, Ph.D. from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard for a special seminar on Alternative Careers in World Health. Dr. Madani, an Iranian-born scientist who received her Ph.D. at OHSU, has been … 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

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.

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