Posts by Rachel Dresbeck

Announcing Data Science forums for OHSU researchers

Do you have an opinion about the future of data science or research informatics at OHSU? If so, this is your chance to provide input for OHSU's new data science initiative. OHSU will be investing in...

Protecting your research with Aeroscout

As we mentioned last March, the Senior Vice President for Research Office and OHSU Facilities and Logistics are rolling out Aeroscout for research equipment. This system is a monitoring solution for...

Farewell to Sally Rockey and Rock Talk

Today, September 25, is National Research Administrator Day, so what better way to commemorate than with a fond farewell to the research administrator who led the Office of Extramural Affairs at...

Precision medicine enters a new phase

It takes a million people to discern the health strategies for one individual--at least, that's the thinking behind the latest phase of the NIH's Precision Medicine Initiative. This initiative was...

Update on NIH Voluntary Cost Sharing at OHSU

PIs are sometimes tempted to ask for institutional commitment for NIH grants when it's not required--they may believe that such pot-sweeteners improve their chance for funding success. But OHSU...

von Gersdorff team sheds light on how diabetes triggers blindness

A new study published in Neuron,  led by Henrique von Gersdorff, Ph.D., is the first characterization of a group of specialized synapses in the retina, the part of the eye that captures and...

New Science paper from the Skach Lab sheds light on protein folding

A recent paper published in Science may change how we think about how protein folding in its endogenous context.  For the past 50 years, the principles by which proteins unfold and refold have...