Research

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

The National Institute of Mental Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded an R01 grant titled “Tat endolysosome escape and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorder” to Drs. Xuesong Chen and Jonathan Geiger. Both are faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University ofRead More

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

August 1, 2019 at 10:45 am

Mark your calendars: The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter and North Dakota Medical Association will hold a joint annual meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in West Fargo, N.D., October 4, 2019. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will be held at UND Medical EducationRead More

Roxanne Vaughan and grad student

NIH awards SMHS additional $10 million for epigenetics research

August 1, 2019 at 9:35 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a $10 million, five-year grant to expand the School’s epigenetics research program. This NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) grant, which will be delivered to UND in $2 million increments, builds onRead More

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS Aug. 1

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS Aug. 1

July 25, 2019 at 9:29 am

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the Summer Undergraduate Research poster session on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The one-day event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the second floor of the UND SMHS building atRead More

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

July 24, 2019 at 1:21 pm

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network has announced a pair of events and a funding opportunity open to SMHS researchers. Events: Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s Annual Conference The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s (ADDF) Annual Conference will be held in Jersey City, N.J., on Sept. 16-17. This annual conference brings together academic andRead More

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

July 17, 2019 at 1:19 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is soliciting applications for awards to support clinical and translational cancer research. One of the primary goals of the DaCCoTA is to create a culture of clinical/translational research (CTR) by training investigators and clinicians to develop both the skills to conduct researchRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

July 3, 2019 at 10:20 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The Symposium will bring together expertsRead More

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

June 27, 2019 at 11:27 am

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will takeRead More

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

June 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Next week, writer and teacher Paul Casella, MFA, is back at the SMHS to help faculty and staff bolster their grant-writing skills. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Casella will host a grant applications workshop entitled “Taking it to the next level” in SMHS Room W203Read More

Great Plains IDeA CTR to host IRB workshop Aug. 23 in Omaha

Great Plains IDeA CTR to host IRB workshop Aug. 23 in Omaha

June 6, 2019 at 8:21 am

The Great Plains IDeA CTR, a consortium of institutions across the upper-Midwest (including UND) working to build an infrastructure to advance clinical and translational research, is hosting another IRB workshop this summer. The workshop will be held on Friday, Aug. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. within the University ofRead More

Biomedical Sciences to host seminar by Tulane’s Dr. Jay Kolls on June 12

Biomedical Sciences to host seminar by Tulane’s Dr. Jay Kolls on June 12

May 30, 2019 at 9:59 am

On June 12, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a seminar by visiting lecturer Jay Kolls, MD, the John W. Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine at Tulane University. Dr. Kolls’s talk, entitled “Type 17 Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces,” will be held in SMHS Room E101 (Charles H. Fee, MD,Read More

UND to host cancer research symposium for DaCCoTA group June 8

UND to host cancer research symposium for DaCCoTA group June 8

May 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

The University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. In 2018, UND was awarded a $20.3Read More

Attention Researchers: UND’s license to access RefWorks will expire June 30

Attention Researchers: UND’s license to access RefWorks will expire June 30

May 23, 2019 at 9:45 am

Because of low use, high costs, and the availability of free products, the University’s subscription to RefWorks, a reference and citation management software, will be discontinued. This decision was made by a team of representatives from UND Libraries and the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy (TTaDA). If you have becomeRead More

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

May 2, 2019 at 1:20 pm

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding ofRead More

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

May 2, 2019 at 11:18 am

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day was held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25. Following the event, several of the more than 150 participants were given awards for their presentations. Congratulations to the winners of the best poster awards, who earnedRead More