Posts Tagged ‘Visiting speaker’

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

OHSU hosts John M. Brookhart lecturer Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., May 16

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology invites you to attend the 23nd Annual John M. Brookhart Lecture. This year, we’re pleased to be hosting Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Torsten N. Wiesel Professor; Head, Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior, Rockefeller University. Dr. Bargmann will be discussing the “Neuromodulation and regulation of long-term behavioral states.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Medical Student Lecture Hall, Richard Jones … 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

Urban League CEO Michael Alexander: “We Live the History We Make,” Feb. 26

The OHSU African American Employee Resource Group is hosting a talk by Urban League of Portland CEO Michael Alexander, to commemorate Black History Month. Mr. Alexander’s talk, “We Live the History We Make,” will be presented from 11:45 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Vey Auditorium. He will discuss the history and contributions of African Americans in the workforce, and present ideas on effective retention and recruitment. A light lunch featuring … Read More

Update: Gov. Kitzhaber’s lecture is postponed

Note: Due to last-minute schedule changes, Governor John Kitzhaber has been forced to cancel his Wednesday, Feb. 13 lecture at OHSU. Governor Kitzhaber sends his regrets to the OHSU community. We will look forward to welcoming Governor Kitzhaber to our campus at another time. More information about all the speakers for the 125th anniversary lecture series can be found in the link in the original post, below. Original post: Next week, you’re invited to a … 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

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

OHSU Gene Therapy Working Group Symposium, Nov. 28

The OHSU Gene Therapy Working Group and the Rare Disorders Research Consortium invite you to attend an afternoon event to showcase OHSU’s Gene Therapy research excellence. “The Resurgent Promise of Gene Therapy” Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Joseph Vey Conference Center Featuring “Genetic Manipulation of Stem Cells” by keynote speaker David W. Russell, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Division of Hematology and investigator and Markey Molecular Medicine Center at University … Read More

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