Live! Research Week 2019 calendar (and app)

Volunteer registration is open for Research Week is May 13-15

Research Week 2019 begins Monday, May 13 and goes through Wednesday, May 15.

Download the Research Week app or View the Research Week schedule in your browser.

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!

Schedule highlights

Opening reception and all-OHSU poster session, May 13
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, May 13, 4 to 6 p.m., BICC, 3rd and 4th floors.

Panel: “There are no conflicts in research, right?”
A conversation on current trends and best practices related to conflicts of interest in research. 1 Monday, May 13, 1 to 2 p.m., OHSU Auditorium

Student Choice Keynote Sarah Andrea: “Leveraging social capital for health equity”
Sarah Andrea, M.P.H., OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, will talk about her investigations of gender, race and class-based inequities in health, and how her working class background informs her research. Tuesday, May 14, 11 a.m. to noon, OHSU Auditorium.

Panel: “Alternative Careers in Science”
Three scientists with non-traditional careers will share the stories of their professional paths — from coaching entrepreneurs and science communications to playing with brains and kids. Tuesday, May 14, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Trivia game and variety hour!
Three big games and two interstitials with mics, clickers and great prizes!
Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., OHSU Auditorium.

Research Week Gene Repair Forum: A Discussion of Science and Ethics
OHSU researchers have been at the forefront of gene repair techniques, including the first demonstration of the CRISPR technique to repair a disease-causing mutation in humans. How and when is it appropriate to carry out research with CRISPR and related techniques on human embryos? How should we regulate these techniques? How do we ensure all stakeholders’ voices are heard? Join OHSU Research and Innovation for a university-wide discussion of emerging gene repair technologies. Tuesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., OHSU Auditorium

Clinical Research Day, May 15
Regulatory issues, recruitment and the future of clinical research will take center stage Wednesday. The Clinical Research Professional Conference (registration required for workshops and CE credits) runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Three plenary speaker events are open to all.

Join the OHSU research community for a celebration of our Research Mission!