According to the co-authored paper published by ARCS scholar Daniel Elson, despite new cancer therapeutics that are discovered at a rapid pace, lack of effective means of delivery thwart many promising therapeutics. Cancer treatment is often accompanied by unacceptable side-effects such as that seen in chemotherapy. These adverse effects result... Read more
ARCS Oregon scholar Mollie Marr received the inaugural "Women In Academic Medicine Health Professional In-training Award" on January 29 at OHSU. Congratulations to Mollie!
The Health Professional In-training Award recognizes a student, resident, fellow, or postdoc who has made significant contributions in research, clinical care, education, service, or policy while... Read more
Taylor Mighell, NGP graduate student in Brian O'Roak's lab, was presented with C.W. Cotterman Award at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting in October. Each September, the editorial board of The American Journal of Human Genetics selects two articles published in the journal in the previous year that best... Read more
Congratulations to NGP student, Nate Yoder on his new paper in Nature!
For the first time, researchers in the Vollum Institute have determined the atomic structure of an acid-sensing ion channel (ASIC) in a resting state at high pH. ASICs are expressed in neurons throughout the nervous system and... Read more
Holly Corbitt came to Oregon with dreams of being a professional snowboarder or a pediatrician. But along the way, Holly discovered a passion for biosceince that has taken her life in a different direction.
On December 11, Holly presented her dissertation defense at OHSU: "Clinical and genetic advances for aortopathy... Read more
ARCS Scholar Holly Dixon was the lead writer of a paper published online by Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. The paper explained the silicone wristbands created in Dr. Kim Anderson’s lab at Oregon State University. The wristbands are an easy-to-use technology to evaluate human exposure to environmental chemicals. Read Dixon's... Read more
Flood victims in the Houston area will help scientists track their exposure to dangerous substances as they rebuild from Hurricane Harvey by wearing a porous silicone wristband that absorbs organic chemicals.
The wristbands were developed in Dr. Kim Anderson’s lab at Oregon State University. Dr. Anderson’s lab funded all wristband... Read more
Sami Friedrich, an ARCS scholar at OHSU, presented her research on the significance of the song system in young songbirds to an audience of ARCS Oregon members and guests. She explained that similar to the way in which we learn to speak at an early age by imitating our caretakers,... Read more
Taylor Mighell, NGP Graduate Student, Presented with C.W. Cotterman Award
Taylor Mighell, NGP graduate student in Brian O'Roak's lab, was presented with C.W. Cotterman Award at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting in October. His donors are Susan and George Swindells.
Nate Yoder's Paper Published in Nature, International Journal of Science
Congratulations to NGP student, Nate Yoder on his new paper in Nature! For the first time, researchers in the Vollum Institute have determined the atomic structure of an acid-sensing ion channel (ASIC) in a resting state at high pH. His donor is the Bechen Family Foundation.
Elizabeth Holzenthal Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations to OSU College of Engineering, ARCS scholar Elizabeth Holzenthal, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, coastal and ocean engineering. Elizabeth was recently named a recipient of an NSF Graduate Fellowship, (GRFP). Elizabeth, a first year scholar, is working on a project aimed at contributing to the development of a new generation of natural hazard engineering. Her donors are Diane and Dick Alexander.
Kevin Watanabe-Smith Wins Statewide 3MT Competition
ARCS Scholar Kevin Watanabe-Smith, who studies cancer biology in Dr. Brian Druker's lab, took first place at the state's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Kevin was sponsored by the Allan Price Memorial ARCS Award.
ARCS Scholar Danielle Robinson Awarded 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science
Danielle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate in the OHSU School of Medicine Neuroscience Graduate Program, is one of four fellows selected worldwide to receive the Mozilla Fellowship for Science.
Her donors are Ellen and Mark Richardson.