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January 31, 2011

Cancer Sucks, Inc. gives $20,000 for research, education outreach
A $20,000 grant from Cancer Sucks, Inc. supports cancer research by Rashmi Kaul, Ph.D. Donations have enabled OSU’s cancer research lab to purchase equipment used to conduct molecular studies at gene and cellular level to understand cancer development.  More

Robin Dyer, D.O., awarded clinical research training fellowship
Robin Dyer, D.O., associate professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at OSU-CHS, is chosen for clinical research training through a fellowship from the Consortium for Collaborative Osteopathic Research Development - Practice Based Research Network. More

Craig Stevens talks about benefits of juggling
An interview with professor Craig Stevens reveals that he teaches more than pharmacology; he also is an accomplished juggler who teaches the skill to students at OSU-CHS.  He says it’s a great way relieve stress and keep your brain sharp. Read more in the Tulsa World.

Applicants sought for Native Explorer program
OSU Native Explorers program to encourage Native Americans to pursue science and medicine is seeking applicants.  More  (Select the Native Explorers link)

PSO presents check for energy efficiency in new building
Kayse Shrum, D.O., (left) provost and dean, accepts a $39,832.85 payment from Public Service of Oklahoma representatives Lorrie Hoefling and Larry S. Smith, and CLEAResult representative Greg Holm, for participation in PSO’s Smart Schools program promoting energy efficiency.  The award payment is for installation of high efficiency chillers and lighting in the new forensic and biomedical sciences building.

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Calendar of events (weather permitting - check here)

DNA technology - First Friday Seminar Feb. 4
Art Eisenberg, Ph.D., presents “The application of DNA technologies for the identification of missing persons and unidentified human remains” at noon Friday, Feb. 4. He is professor and director of the DNA identity laboratory at the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Center for Human Identification in Fort Worth.  Room D-107, CAME, refreshments - 11:45 a.m. The public is invited.

OCAST workshops Feb. 8
OSU-CHS hosts OCAST FY11.2 Oklahoma Applied Research Support (OARS) and Intern Partnerships workshops Tuesday, Feb. 8. The workshops will address the application process and the resources OCAST offers to help faculty and staff prepare proposals for peer-reviewed funding opportunities.  More

OSU Physicians OB/GYN at Tulsa Women’s Living Expo Feb. 11-13
OSU Physicians - Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Tulsa Women’s Living Expo Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, at QuickTrip Center at Expo Square offers an array of information for expectant mothers. OSU Physicians Joseph Johnson, D.O., William Po, M.D., and Lance Frye, M.D. will be at the booth, which will feature presentations, information, an ultrasound demonstration, and a drawing for a child’s car seat.

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