Research Week 2018 begins Monday, April 30 and goes through Wednesday, May 2.
Show your support by attending the all-OHSU poster session Monday at 4 p.m. at the BICC, and the oral presentations throughout the week at the auditorium and adjacent rooms. See additional event-specific information listed below. See you there!
Students’ Choice Keynote, April 30
Michael Drew, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Texas Department of Neuroscience and the Center for Learning and Memory, will present “Acquiring, recalling, suppressing memories: Roles for new and old hippocampal neurons.” Monday, April 30, noon to 1 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.
Opening reception and all-OHSU poster session, April 30
More than 150 OHSU students, postdocs and faculty members will be presenting posters. Opening remarks will begin at 4:15 p.m. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Monday, April 30, 4 to 6 p.m, BICC, 3rd and 4th floors.
Narrative Storytelling for Scientists, May 1
Guest moderators, Monica Granados, Ph.D., and Chris Bresky, will lead an interactive workshop that shows how changing the way we communicate our research can better engage our audiences. Tuesday, May 1, 2 to 4 p.m., Old Library room 217.
Association for Visible Diversity in Science Keynote, May 1
Monika Davare, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine’s Division of Hematology and Oncology, will present “ROS1 in cancer: From model systems to the development of novel therapeutics.” Tuesday, May 1, 4 to 5 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.
Technology Transfer and Business Development seminar, May 2
James Hoberg, Ph.D., will present “Million-dollar reagents: Maximize your materials to generate funding.” Wednesday, May 2, 9 to 10 a.m., Richard Jones Hall, room 2324.
Science for All Audiences, May 2
This student-led, interactive workshop will demonstrate tips and strategies to better communicate complex scientific concepts by understanding your target audience. Wednesday, May 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Old Library room 217.
Mock Study Section: A look into the NIH grant review process, May 2
The Mock NIH Study Section is a chance to see how grants are evaluated and discussed through the National Institutes of Health review process — and provide insight into improving your own grantsmanship. Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., will lead the review of NIH K23 career development and R01 applications with a panel of other faculty acting as reviewers. Wednesday, May 2, noon to 1:30 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.
Clinical Research United launch
Clinical Research United is a new forum for creating a unified OHSU clinical research community, sharing and developing best practices and building a collective voice for all who engage in clinical research at OHSU. The kick-off will begin with remarks by President Joe Robertson. Thursday, May 3, 2:30 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.