Steve Mansoor receives 2023 ASCI Seldin~Smith Pioneering Research Award

Steve Mansoor in the lab

Steve Mansoor, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Donald Seldin~Holly Smith Award for Pioneering Research in a virtual ceremony on August 8, 2023. This award recognizes early-career physician-scientist leaders with the legacies of two ASCI members, Drs. Donald W. Seldin and Lloyd H. “Holly” Smith Jr. Congratulations Steve!

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The Department of Chemical Physiology & Biochemistry is committed to a workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that prioritizing inclusion and equity is key to the wellbeing of our members and fundamental to an excellent research and training environment. We are taking active measures to eliminate biases and inequities that have historically excluded people from the biomedical research community. We embrace our differences and recognize that diversity enriches our community and strengthens our scientific endeavors.

CPB Recruiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemical Physiology & Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the department’s areas of excellence of chemical biology, physiology, biochemistry and/or structural biology. Competitive applicants will be those working on molecular techniques that will further our understanding of diseases and their underlying mechanisms. For more information and to submit your application, please visit the online job posting. The position will remain open until filled, and applications are currently being reviewed.

Beth Habecker Receives 2023 OHSU Innovation Award

Picture of Beth Habecker, PhD

Congratulations to Beth Habecker, Ph.D. for receiving the 2023 OHSU Innovation Award for her sustained entrepreneurial spirit and working closely with the OHSU Innovates commercialization network to foster and encourage collaborations. The OHSU Innovation Awards honor pioneering scientists who work with the OHSU Innovates network to disclose new technologies and collaborate with external partners to advance innovative healthcare solutions.

Courtney Clyburn receive the Early Investigator Prize

Courtney Clyburn, postdoctoral scholar in the Habecker Lab, recently received the Early Investigator Prize from The Journal of Physiology for her paper published in 2022 titled Brainstem astrocytes control of homeostatic regulation of caloric intake. This award recognizes early career investigators who publish outstanding research work. Kudos Courtney!