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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

125th lecture series: Sir Bruce Ponder discusses genes and cancer, July 9

For the next event in the 125th Anniversary Lecture Series, the OHSU School of Medicine in conjunction with the Knight Cancer Institute invite you to a lecture from Sir Bruce Ponder, M.D., Ph.D., FRS, professor of oncology and director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, University of Cambridge. When: July 9, 2013 at 4 p.m. Where: OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Who: All OHSU faculty, staff and trainees About the lecture Dr. Ponder will update … Read More

Meet the keynote speakers for OHSU Research Week 2013

Opening Keynote: Mace Rothenberg, M.D. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12 to 1 p.m. OHSU Auditorium *Free boxed lunch available to the first 125 attendees Title: “Industry-academia collaboration:  Developing novel therapeutics in oncology based on new genetic insights” Mace L. Rothenberg, M.D., senior vice president of clinical development and medical affairs at Pfizer, will lead us in a conversation about the growing importance of industry-academia collaboration for discovery and drug development, using examples stemming from novel … Read More

Nobelist Steven Chu to give lecture at OHSU, April 23

Next up in the 125th Anniversary Lecture series is Steven Chu, Ph.D., Nobel Prize Winner, physicist and outgoing U.S. Secretary of Energy. When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 6 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium Who: All OHSU faculty, staff and trainees. *Lecture is free, but a reservation is suggested, as seating is limited and a large audience is expected. Please RSVP. About the lecture: “Dr. Chu goes to Washington” Human health and well-being depend on a … Read More

125th lecture series: Eric Dishman on accelerating personal health, April 1

Next up in the 125th Anniversary Lecture series is Eric Dishman, Intel Fellow and General Manager, Intel Health Strategy & Solutions. When: April 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium. Reception following in the Great Hall with posters and demos from the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology. Who: All OHSU faculty, staff and trainees About the lecture Can you imagine a time when disruptive technology has catalyzed change in such a way … Read More

125th lecture series: Amanda Bennett on cost and health care in the U.S., Feb. 4

Next up in the 125th Anniversary Lecture series is Amanda Bennett, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and executive editor of projects and investigations at Bloomberg News. When: February 4, 2013 at 5 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium/Old Library Building Thank you, students! The first 50 students will receive a copy of The Cost of Hope; just bring your student ID (from any institution) A reception and book signing will follow the lecture After the illness and death of … Read More

125th lecture series: George Mejicano, M.D., discusses the evolution of education, Jan. 15

The next speaker in the “Imagine the Future with Us” lecture series will be George Mejicano, M.D. on Adaptation and Evolution in Education: Surviving the Impact of the Comet that’s Headed our Way. When: January 15, 2013 at 5 p.m. Where: OHSU Auditorium/Old Library Building Are you prepared for the changes ahead in the world of education? What must we do now to prepare for them? Come meet and greet Dr. Mejicano, a new senior leader … Read More

Team-based learning workshop for faculty, June 26

Sandy Cook, Ph.D., and Kevin Krane, M.D., will be co-hosting this unique workshop designed to help faculty learn about and understand their options in regards to effectively utilizing team-based learning strategies. The workshop will be held in the School of Nursing, room 572, on Tuesday, June 26 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. A reception will follow at the BICC Gallery, 5 to 7 p.m. Faculty members are encouraged to invite their colleagues to attend this workshop. Sandy Cook, … Read More

Metabolomics workshop, June 13

OHSU’s Bioanalytical Shared Resource/ Pharmacokinetics Core and AB Sciex will be hosting a metabolomics workshop Wednesday, June 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Vollum M-1441. The workshop will be divided into two parts, each to be led by an expert in the field: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Data Processing Strategies for Global Metabolomics Profiling using New Accurate Mass Tools Brigitte Simons, Ph.D., Accurate Mass Technical Specialist, AB SCIEX, Toronto, Canada. 12:30 – … Read More

OHSU to host international symposium for cancer and stem cell research, June 5

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has partnered with world-class cancer and stem cell physician-scientists to bring together some of the best minds in the field in hopes of stimulating hepatoblastoma and other pediatric cancer research. OHSU is proud to host the Macy Easom Memorial Lectureship, which will be held in the OHSU Hospital’s eighth-floor auditorium on Tuesday, June 5th at 4 p.m. Dr. Stefano Cairo, Ph.D., a human geneticist at XenTech in Paris, France has … Read More

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