OHSU Research Week program overview, May 20-24

If you ever wonder what research we’re working on here at OHSU, now is your chance to find out. May 20-24, more than 300 students, faculty, fellows and research staff will be presenting their work at OHSU Research Week. All OHSU employees are welcome to attend. Below are some highlights from the Research Week schedule.

Over 350 scientific presentations

Listen to OHSU researchers present their research at one of 26 oral sessions, or check out one of the four poster sessions scheduled throughout the week. View the OHSU Research Week schedule, which you can search by presenter or topic.


OHSU Research Week’s opening reception will be held Monday, May 20 at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard Jones Atrium. Later in the week, please join us for an awards reception on Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m. in the Old Library.

Three keynote talks

  • Mace Rothenberg, M.D., senior vice president of clinical development and medical affairs at Pfizer. Tuesday, May 21, 12 to 1 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium.
  • Peter Byers, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology, University of Washington. Thursday, May 23, 2013, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.
  • David Schneider, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford School of Medicine. Friday, May, 24, 2013, 4 to 5 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.

View all keynote speaker bios.

Career Development Workshops

  • How to prepare for the job search and interview process
  • How to establish a strong mentoring relationship
  • How to choose a postdoctoral position
  • How to survive graduate school
  • Nonacademic careers options for scientists

View dates and times for all Career Development Workshops.

Three Minute Thesis Competition

Think you can describe your research to tram travelers in the time it takes to reach CHH? New this year at Research Week, OHSU will hold its first Three Minute Thesis Competition for graduate students on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5 p.m. Get more information.

Student Day Friday

For more information, visit www.ohsu.edu/researchweek or contact research@ohsu.edu.

Updated 5/10: A shuttle will be available for transportation to and from OHSU’s West Campus. For more information, contact Cristina Butterfield.