Posts Tagged ‘visiting speaker’

Women in Science series: From bench to business, Oct. 12

From Bench to Business: Navigating the Labyrinth Friday, October 12, 12 to 1 pm in Mac Hall 2201 All graduate students and postdocs are invited for a brown bag lunch session with Dr. Jennifer Hooper McCarty, Marketing and Promotions Specialist at CH2M HILL/IDC Architects. You can look forward to an interesting, informal discussion and Q&A about Dr. McCarty’s unique career path.  Please bring your own lunch. Organized by Women in Science OHSU. Contact Kateri Spinelli with … Read More

Cell & Developmental Biology to host Craig T. Jordan, Ph.D., Sept. 25

The Knight Cancer Institute Seminar Series continues with a presentation on the “Characterization and Targeting of Leukemia Stem Cells” by Craig T. Jordan, PhD. Dr. Jordan is a Phillip and Marilyn Wehreim Professor of Medicine from the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and Professor of Biomedical Genetics and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. The presentation will take place in the OHSU Hospital’s 8th floor conference room, 8B60, at 4 … Read More

Women in Science brown bag lunch, coming up Tuesday, Aug. 21

Join the OHSU Women in Science group for its first informal brown bag lunch session. The topic for this session is Work/Life Balance: Perspectives from early career scientists. Dr. Tamily Weissman-Unni (Lewis and Clark College) and Dr. Mary Logan (OHSU Jungers Center) will share their experiences about navigating the job search and obtaining successful academic positions in the current funding environment, while raising a young family. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the discussion. The … Read More

Joy A. Melnikow, MD, MPH, discusses breast cancer screening model, Aug. 2

This Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center sponsored event hosts Joy A. Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Melnikow’s presentation, “Breast Cancer Screening: Cost-effectiveness and Health Benefits Model,” will demonstrate a model developed to project costs and health benefits of breast cancer screening program policies. This event, located in BICC room 124, starts at 10 a.m. this Thursday, … Read More

Special Brain Institute forum hosts Story Landis, PhD, Director of NINDS, Jun 25

The OHSU Brain Institute continues its Meeting of the Minds lecture series with a one-time forum, “Where are we headed…with neuroscience research and its funding?”  featuring Story Landis, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The forum will be held Monday, June 25 at 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Conference Center and will be followed by a reception at 2 p.m. All neuroscience-related faculty, post-docs and students are encouraged … Read More

Monica Parker, MD: Increasing minority participation in research, June 1

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is excited to host Monica Parker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology from the Emory School of Medicine on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 2 p.m. in room B60 on the eighth floor of the University Hospital. Dr. Parker’s talk, “Meaningful Engagement: Increasing Minority Participation in Research in an Academic Health Center,” will address recruitment strategies to increase minority participation in neurologic research. For … Read More

OHSU hosts John M. Brookhart lecturer William Catterall, Ph.D., June 27

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology invites you to attend the 22nd Annual John M. Brookhart Lecture. This year, we’re pleased to be hosting William A. Catterall, Ph.D, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Dr. Catterall will be discussing the “Structure and Function of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels at Atomic Resolution.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Medical Student Lecture Hall, Richard Jones Hall 4320, on … Read More

Behavioral Neuroscience hosts speaker Michael S. Fanselow, Ph.D., May 21

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience continues its Joseph D. Matarazzo Lecture Series this spring with visiting scientist Michael S. Fanselow, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences UCLA Integrative Center for Learning & Memory. Dr. Fanselow will be discussing, “Neural Circuits that put Fear into Context,” which will explore the nature and function of fear, in particular, how fear is learned and how memories of that fear are stored in … Read More

Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, May 8

The Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “New Imaging Technologies, New Insights Into the Brain,” will be taking place from 9 a..m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: Jeff Lichtman, M.D., professor of molecular and cellular biology from Harvard University on “Using Connectomics to Reveal Circuit Motifs” Tim Holy, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology from Washington University in St. Louis on “Getting a … Read More

NIDA’s Nora Volkow, MD, gives talk with OHSU faculty, April 26

The OHSU Brain Institute will be hosting a forum focused on “Exploring the horizon of addiction research and treatment.” Nora Volkow, MD, director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) will be presenting along with our very own Dennis McCarty, PhD, professor, Public Health & Preventative Medicine, and William Hoffman, MD, PhD, associate professor, Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatry. This forum will be held in the OHSU Auditorium on Thursday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. … Read More

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