Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

Funding Focus: Internal Funding Opportunities, Jan. 16

Join us for January’s Funding Focus seminar on Internal Funding Opportunities to learn about sources for pilot funds, career development awards, and emergency funding at OHSU. The seminar will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 in Mac Hall 2201. We will discuss: Sources of emergency funding including Presidential Bridge Funding. “Quasi-internal” funding opportunities such as those from the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon and the Collins Medical Trust. Pilot funding from … Read More

Reminder: eCRIS Coffee Talk tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 14

If your studies involve prospectively consented human subjects, then starting in January 2014, you will be required to use eCRIS, an institution-wide computer application for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of OHSU clinical research studies, including subject tracking, regulatory reporting, and document management. Come join us for coffee, learn about new functionality launching November 18, and hear about user experience to date on Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 9 to 10 a.m. in … Read More

Funding Focus: Grant Writing 101 – Nov. 21

This November, the Funding Focus series is getting back to basics with one of our most popular seminars: Grant Writing 101. The seminar will be held Thursday, November 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. It’s open to all researchers and staff at OHSU, but it’s perfect for those new to OHSU or to grant writing in general. You’ll learn the key elements of a successful proposal, including how to: Plan your … Read More

Oregon Lab2Market is accepting applications through July 31

This August 13-14 2013, Portland State University (PSU) will host Oregon Lab2Market, a two-day workshop targeting campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early-stage ideas. Through an intensive, experiential workshop, participants will learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the both days of the … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Setting Up Your First Lab, March 5

Are you new to lab management? Maybe getting ready to start your first faculty position? The Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Managing a Research Laboratory / Setting Up Your First Lab” presented by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, will discuss best practices you can apply to help make your lab a success. Dr. Goodman will give advice on dealing with Department Chairs, spending funds wisely, balancing your research time with committee commitments, and also talk about … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Job Applications, Feb. 26

The 2013 Vollum Career Development Workshops series continues with our next installment centered on how to bring your work, your goals, and your character together to form the strongest job application possible. The workshop, led by Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, will focus on key elements in application letters, how to create a more effective CV, interviewing tips, and more. Workshop starts at 4 pm … Read More

Reminder: Are you applying for an NIH fellowship this year?

NRSA Applications: Critical Administrative Tools, Feb. 22 If you’re planning to apply for an NIH pre- or post-doctoral fellowship this April, we encourage you to attend this informal brown bag session with Research Grants and Contracts, OHSU’s pre-award office. Experienced grants analysts will walk you through a sample application and answer questions you have about the application process. Both researchers and administrators are welcome to attend. When: February 22, 2013 from 12 to 1 p.m. … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Grant, Feb. 19

Thinking of applying for your first grant? Or perhaps you’d just like to polish your grant writing skills. If so, we encourage you to join us at the next Vollum Career Development Workshop: “Writing a Grant,” led by Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and Bill Skach, M.D., professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Our presenters will discuss strategies and give tips on how to improve your chances of getting … Read More

Vollum Career Development Workshop: Writing a Scientific Manuscript, Feb. 12

When it comes to writing scientific papers, the varying formats, restrictions and requirements can make the whole process seem tedious. This workshop, led by Gary Westbrook, M.D., senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute, will provide tips and techniques that will help you write clearly and concisely. Dr. Westbrook will cover everything from abstracts to discussions, from figures to dealing with editors. So come join us Tuesday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in the Vollum Institute … Read More

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

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