OHSU

Jackie Wirz

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Biomedical Research Specialist

503-494-3443
503-494-3322 (fax)
wirzj@ohsu.edu


Major Responsibilities

  • Provide searching, information resource training and support for basic sciences faculty, students and staff.
  • Act as a liaison between the library and research departments, laboratories and individual scientists.   
  • Select and evaluate materials and resources related to biomedical research science.

Education

  • PhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Oregon Health & Science University
  • BS, Biochemistry & Biophysics, Oregon State University

Research Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Hans Peter Bächinger, Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Oregon Health & Science University.  Dissertation: "Collagen and collagen associated proteins: studies on the trimerization domain of type XV collagen, prolyl 3-hydroxylase and the prolyl 3-hydroxylase:cartilage associated protein:cyclophilin B protein complex."
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. James Lundblad, Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Oregon Health & Science University. 
  • Research Internship, Dr. Timothy Lohman, Dept. Molecular Biophysics, Washington University in St. Louis. 
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Isaac Wong, Dept. Biochemistry & Biophysics, Oregon State University. 
  • Neuroscience Research Internship, Dr. Richard Goodman, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University.

Grants and Awards

 

  • National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship Award: "Examining Esa1 activation through the NuA4 complex"
  • Tartar Trust Fellowship: merit award for student research.  " NAD/H control of the transcriptional regulator CtBP"
  • ASBMB Travel Award
  • National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship Honorable Mention "CREB Connections: investigating the role of CREB in B-cell activation"
  • Oregon Scholarship Program Artistic and Academic Achievement Awards