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Quantitative biology symposium: Working at the interface of biology and physics, May 20

The Galbraith Lab invites OHSU researchers to a one-day quantitative biology symposium on working at the interface of biology and physics. Highlights include scientific talks, lunch with the speakers, and an afternoon data slam for postdocs and students. Speakers include: Dyche Mullins (HHMI, UCSF); Jim Bear (HHMI, UNC); Dan Fletcher (Berkeley); Kludoud Jaqaman (UTSW); Joe Gray (OHSU); D.A. Ta (OHSU); and Peter Barr-Gillespie (OHSU). Registration is required, but the event is free to attend. Funding for … Read More

Dr. Dorsa, senior VP for research, invites you to OHSU Research Week

We’re sharing the following message from Dan Dorsa, Ph.D., senior vice president for research: Dear colleagues, I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014, our annual celebration of research at Oregon Health & Science University. More than 300 OHSU researchers will be presenting their latest findings over the next few days. I encourage you to show your support by attending talks and poster sessions—many of the … Read More

Jungers Center for Neurosciences Research Symposium, May 13

The 6th Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “The Genetics and Genomics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases,” will be taking place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine, on “Merging human genetics and genomics: From genes to genomes, rare variants and clan genomics” Stephan Züchner, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Miami, on “From new tools to discovery: … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2014 keynote speaker preview

Gary Gibbons, M.D. Monday, May 5, 2014, 1 to 2 p.m., OHSU Auditorium Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health, oversees the third largest institute at the NIH, with an annual budget of more than $3 billion and a staff of 917 federal employees. Prior to being named director of the NHLBI, Dr. Gibbons served as a member of the National Heart, Lung, … Read More

Women in Science brown bag: Teaching at an Undergraduate Institution, Dec. 6

Think you might be interested in teaching? At the next OHSU Women in Science brown bag you will learn about what to expect when teaching at an undergraduate institution. Tamily Weissman-Unni, Ph.D., Lewis & Clark College, and Catherine de Rivera, Ph.D., Portland State University, will share their experiences about the job application process, balancing teaching and research, and give general advice for those interested in teaching undergraduates. So bring your lunches to the Biomedical Research Building, room … Read More

Fluidigm to present state-of-the-art single-cell genomics technology, Nov. 8

The Fluidigm Corporation will be presenting on their single-cell genomics technology; an overview of the field of single-cell genomics and examples of applications on Friday, November 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. in Mac Hall 3189. This technology is currently deployed in the lab of Dr. Lincoln Shenje of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. This research capability is made possible by the generous donation from the Knight Family, and this is one of the numerous ways in … Read More

November Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in November: November 11 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Lincoln T. Shenje M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, OHSU November 18 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Alana Welm, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Utah, … Read More

Two exciting biostatistics lectures coming this October

2013 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars Conjectandi, and the 250th anniversary of the publication of Bayes’ Theorem. These anniversaries led to the creation of the International Year of Statistics (IYoS13). In celebration of IYoS13, OHSU’s Biostatistics and Design Program is honored to support the following guest speakers.   “The Right Treatment for the Right Patient (at the Right Time): Personalized Medicine and Statistics” Speaker: The 2013 President of American … Read More

October Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in October: October 7 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Mark LaBarge, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory October 14 at 4 p.m. in Richard Jones Hall room 4320  – David Cheresh, Ph.D., University of California, … Read More

2013 NSF Science and Technology Centers Directors Meeting held at OHSU

The National Science Foundation held its annual Science and Technology Centers Directors Meeting at OHSU’s Waterfront Campus on August 22-23, 2013. Featured meeting presenters included U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer; Vinton Cerf, Ph.D., vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google; Wilfred Pinfold, Ph.D., director of Research and Advanced Technology Development at Intel; and William Vesneski, J.D., Ph.D., director of Evaluation and Planning at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Meeting attendees included NSF program staff, … Read More

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