Posts Tagged ‘visiting speaker’

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

Career seminar with freelance science journalist Virginia Gewin, Nov. 21

Virginia Gewin is a Portland-based freelance science journalist with ten years of experience in the business. She writes for Nature, PLoS Biology, Discover Magazine, as well as local publications like Portland Monthly and the Oregonian.  She also writes features about scientific careers for NatureJobs.com and is a contributor to “The Science Writer’s Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish and Prosper in the Digital Age.” She completed a AAAS Mass Media fellowship in 2001 and a journalism … Read More

5th Annual Robert G. Gootee Lecture featuring author Kevin Carroll, Nov. 15

On Friday, November 15, OHSU and the OHSU Foundation will be co-hosting the 5th Annual Robert G. Gootee/Moda Health Endowed Lecture on Leadership and Professionalism. This event is very exciting because Kevin Carroll—well-known author, speaker and agent for social change—will be helping us understand how to enliven and enrich our work lives, enhance innovation, and improve team dynamics and interpersonal communication. Kevin has dedicated his life to advancing sports and play as a vehicle for social change … Read More

Nobel Laureate David Baltimore to speak at OHSU this Friday, Sept. 20

The Research in Progress Seminar Series (RIPSS) invites you to attend this special talk featuring Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, Ph.D., Millikan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology. Dr. Baltimore will discuss strategies in “Preventing the Spread of HIV by Programing Muscle Cells to Make Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies.” The seminar will take place at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 20 in the OHSU Old Library Auditorium. About Dr. Baltimore David Baltimore is an American biologist, … Read More

Making research data discoverable and usable, Sept. 25

Researchers who are interested in learning how to make an impact with their data are invited to a guest lecture by Anita de Waard, Ph.D., vice president of Research Data Collections at Elsevier. The talk, “It’s the metadata, stupid!: Making research data discoverable and usable,” will take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. in University Hospital (UHS) room 8B60. About the speaker Anita de Waard has a degree in experimental low-temperature physics from … Read More

Knight Cancer and Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series merge

The Knight Cancer Institute Seminar Series has merged with the Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar Series to form a new Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, sponsored by both the Knight Cancer Institute and CBD. Upcoming speakers in September: September 10 at 4 p.m. in room UHS 8B60 – Klaus H. Kaestner, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine September 24 at 4 p.m. in room UHS 8B60 – Aykut Uren, M.D., Georgetown University Medical … Read More

Sigma Life Science presents innovative technologies symposium, Aug. 21

Sigma-Aldrich will be hosting a symposium in the OHSU Auditorium on Wednesday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The half-day symposium will focus on Sigma Life Science technologies and capabilities for the characterization of biological systems. Topics will include RNAi and microRNA-based approaches for target identification and validation, along with Zinc Finger Nuclease technology and CRISPR. To view an agenda or register, visit sigma.com/symposia-northwest. The symposium’s keynote speaker, Dr. Keming Song, is a … Read More

Pediatrics Research Seminar: Ernesto R. Bongarzone, Ph.D., July 8

The OHSU Department of Pediatrics is excited to welcome Ernesto R. Bongarzoon, Ph.D., as guest speaker for the upcoming installment of their research seminar series. Dr. Bongarzone, associate professor & director of Graduate Studies at The Myelin Regeneration Group, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Illinois, Chicago, will talk on “The Complexity of Myelin Disorders: Lessons from Krabbe Disease.” This seminar starts at noon on Monday, July 8, 2013 in the Vey Auditorium, 11th floor … Read More

125th lecture: Eric Topol, M.D., discusses human digitization, June 12

The next speaker in the 125th Anniversary Lecture series is Eric Topol, M.D., director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, who will explain how digitizing human beings reboots the future of medicine. When: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 12 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium Who: As with all 125th anniversary lectures, the entire OHSU community is invited and members of the public are also welcome. About the Lecture Pioneering geneticist and cardiologist Eric Topol, M.D., will share his perspective on the … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Byers keynote, awards reception, and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Peter Byers, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Byers will be presenting on the intersection of using advanced genomic tools and clinical practice in his talk, “Getting to Recessive: Making the Rare Common.” As both a clinical and molecular geneticist, he has devoted his career to understanding the molecular pathogenesis of inherited disorders of connective tissue. He has focused on collagen … Read More

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