Posts Tagged ‘Vollum’

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Giving a Seminar, Feb. 5

In academia, sometimes you’re so busy gathering data that your communication skills are ignored. But even if you’re conducting research worthy of the Nobel, you will be severely handicapped if you can’t communicate effectively. This workshop  was developed with the aim of helping you to improve your presentation and seminar-leading abilities. Co-presenters Gary Westbrook, M.D., Senior Scientist and Co-Director of the Vollum Institute, and Craig Jahr, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Vollum, will discuss strategies and give … Read More

Registration open for the Spring Vollum Writing Program, class begins April 3

Registration is open for the spring session of the Vollum Writing Program, an in-depth professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. The course focuses on the basic elements of good scientific writing, for both papers and grant proposals. It runs for six weeks, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning April 3, 2013. Six individual tutorials with the instructor are included. The course carries a fee … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Choosing your Mentor, Jan. 29

Are you looking for a mentor? Worried about authorship? Unsure about how to approach a prospective mentor? This workshop is geared towards helping both pre-docs and postdocs find a mentor that’s a good fit. Allison Fryer, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Medicine, will impart her knowledge about forming positive and productive mentor relationships. The workshop will start at 4 p.m., January 29, in the Vollum Institute Auditorium, room … Read More

2013 Vollum Career Development Workshop Series kicks off Jan. 8

All graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to attend the Vollum Career Development Workshop Series. Led by OHSU faculty, these seminars provide helpful advice for young scientists—from finding a mentor to writing a scientific manuscript. This year’s Career Development Workshop series will start on January 8, and take place every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. in Vollum M1441 until mid-March. If you are at the West Campus or are otherwise unable to attend in-person, you … Read More

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