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Graduate Studies Course Schedule

MGRD 650 - The Practice and Ethics of Science

Required for all incoming graduate students. This course is designed to provide an introduction to basic principles of scientific conduct and practice for graduate students pursuing careers in biomedical research. Specific topics include: laboratory safety, professional standards, use of laboratory animals and human subjects, research funding and career development. Course material will be presented primarily in the form of lectures and panel discussions, with opportunities for student discussion.

Graduate Students

Register via Student Information System (SIS)

Non-Graduate Students (post-docs, fellows, etc.)

Register via a registration form. If you have not yet completed a non-degree application, please do so before registering. All fees and tuition will be waived. Forms submitted to the Registrar

Faculty Discussion Leader Sign-Up Instructions

1. Log into Compass

2. Search for "ethics" or "650" in the upper right hand search bar. 

3. Click the "request" button for the session(s) you would like to participate in. 

Compass will keep record of your course completion, as well as send you an Outlook calendar invitation for you specific session(s). 




Samuel Hobbs, MMI - "Development and Function of Tissue-Resident Memory CD8+ T Cells"

  • Date: 08/14/2020
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Location: WebEx

Brian Snider, CSE - "Sleep Signal Processing for Disordered Breathing Event Detection and Severity Estimation" 

  • Date: 08/17/2020
  • Time: 10:00am
  • Location: WebEx

Mahsa Langarani, CSE - "A Generalized Model for Analysis and Synthesis of English Intonation"

  • Date: 08/20/2020
  • Time: 10:00am
  • Location: WebEx

Aloura Linfesty, GPHN - "Nutrient Analysis of Water Buffalo Milk and Water Buffalo Milk Acid Whey: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Suitability as a Protein Supplement for Human Consumption in Lao PDR"

  • Date: 08/21/2020
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Location: WebEx

Strategies and Resources

For a complete guide on practical resources and strategies needed to quickly transition to a fully remote instructional format, please visit here

  • Career & Professional Development Center
    • Provides resources for cultivating professional skills (including leadership, presentation, and writing), identifying the career path (or paths!) that will use those skills, and honing an individual development plan to get to that career path. Director Jackie Wirz, PhD, offers a creative, skills-based approach to helping students find their best-fit career path with practical advice on making the transition from trainee to employee.
  • Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI)
    • Serves employees and students by striving to create a community of inclusion, where students from historically underrepresented populations can thrive. CDI works on a high level with individual programs and departments, but also works directly with students via recruiting fairs and various diverse student interest groups.
  • Graduate Student Organization
    • The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) represents graduate students from all areas of OHSU. Visit the GSO website for more information (including activities) and how to get involved.
  • Library
    • The largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon. The OHSU Library staff provides services in support of teaching, research and patient care. The OHSU Library partners with the Isabel MacDonald Library at the Oregon National Primate Research Center to offer services and collections to the OHSU community.
  • March Wellness
    • Free to students! March wellness & fitness center offers health and fitness programs, based in science, that are designed to strengthen and nurture all aspects of your daily life – no matter what your state of health or stage of life – in a safe, supportive and motivating environment.
  • Student Academic Support Services
    • Make a one-on-one appointment with your Learning Specialist, Emily Hillhouse. She will work with you to develop personalized tools and approaches to study more effectively and efficiently, decrease stress, improve your memory, and develop goals to help you succeed here at OHSU.
  • Student Access
    • OHSU is committed to providing equal access to qualified students who experience a disability in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended in 2008 (ADAAA). A qualified student is a person who meets the academic and technical standards for admission and participation in a particular program of study, with or without reasonable accommodations. The Office for Student Access makes determinations and collaborates with academic programs to implement academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and/or program modifications, also known as reasonable accommodations. 
  • Student Debt Counseling & Financial Management
    • OHSU employs a dedicated financial counselor just for students, who mentors and educates on debt management, financial literacy, budgeting, and more.
  • Student Health and Wellness Center
    • Provides free exceptional and confidential primary care, behavioral health, integrative medicine, and wellness services for OHSU students.
  • Student Life
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