Call for abstracts and judges extended for Frank Low Research Day 2019

Students, faculty, and staff in biomedical sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in presentations for the 39th Annual Frank Low Research Day, to be held Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the SMHS in Grand Forks.

All persons planning to attend Frank Low Day must register online. Persons wanting to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation on are required to submit your abstract online. If you are not submitting a poster, only complete the registration information. The deadline for registration and submitting abstracts is 4 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. Please follow the instructions carefully, especially with regard to authorship (2500-character maximum for abstract). The abstract should contain the following information: Introduction, Methodology, Significance, Results, and Conclusions. However, headings in these categories do not need to be provided in the abstract unless this is the typical abstract style in your field of research. Awards will be given for best posters in several categories, but only first authors are eligible to compete for the award(s). Poster boards are four feet wide by three feet tall.

Note that the online submission form asks if you would like to be considered by event organizers to give an oral presentation. If you are selected to give an oral presentation, you will be notified by email with further instructions. In addition to online abstract submissions, please print your submission information and provide a hard copy to Heather Jensen either in person (Room 481, phone 701.777.2516) or by email (

Call for Judges and Volunteers for Frank Low Research Day:  Also, to help celebrate research achievements in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Frank Low Day organizers need several faculty and staff across multiple disciplines to serve as poster and presentation judges on April 25. In addition, we are seeking volunteers (faculty, staff, and students) to help with planning, scheduling, and implementing the celebratory events during Frank Low Research Day. If you are able to serve in either role, please contact Heather Jensen at