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Office of Research and Outreach

Fri, 04/29/2016

Dr. John Lopinski, a patent attorney at Hodgson Russ Attorneys, LLP, will present "An Overview of Patents and other Intellectual Property" on Wednesday, May 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Lopinski’s practice includes patent and opinion work, and strategic development and management of patent portfolios. He focuses on molecular biology, genetics, and immunology, with emphasis on complex immunotherapies, cancer biology, and therapeutics and diagnostics for a wide range of human and non-human animal disorders.

Tue, 04/19/2016

Penn State Harrisburg will present a panel discussion titled “Communicating Research to the Public: How and Why” on Wednesday, April 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

chart illustrating grant activity
Wed, 04/13/2016

Proposals submitted — 16 proposals were submitted to 12 different sponsor agencies by 11 faculty and staff members totaling $6,235,555.00.

Proposals awarded — 10 projects were funded from seven different funding agencies involving seven different faculty and staff members totaling $1,044,552.00.


>> Read the full story for details on the funded projects.

Wed, 04/13/2016

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its annual Research Week April 20 through 22. The event celebrates the creative and scholarly accomplishments of faculty and students.

Tue, 04/12/2016

Hosted by the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, a panel discussion titled “Lead in the Water: Flint, MI and Beyond” will be held on Tuesday, April 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, EAB 102 on campus.

Basic Information

Sponsored Programs: To provide leadership, guidance and comprehensive support to the faculty, staff and student community engaged in the preparation and submission of high quality research proposals and to ensure the responsible stewardship of research funding.

Outreach: To develop and maintain relationships with individuals and entities from the public, organizations and private sectors. We serve as a point of contact for intellectual property related matters for faculty/staff as well as an information resource for members of the community on behalf of the institution and its partners to identify and develop programs beneficial to the community and the institution.

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Responsibilities and Services

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Office of Research and Outreach - Hours of Operation
  Opens Closes
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


Room: C114 (located in the Olmsted Building )


Research and Outreach Seminar
12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

This overview is presented by John Lopinski, Ph.D., J.D., Patent Attorney, Hodgson Russ Attorneys, LLP. 

9:00 am — 3:00 pm
TL128, Science and Technology Building

This program provides faculty with a unique opportunity to learn more about grant submission strategies and processes, to ultimately increase the likely hood of obtaining grant funding.

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