Research

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

January 31, 2019 at 12:53 pm

In anticipation of funding for the fourth consecutive year, the UND Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) in Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI) invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting two or three new pilot projects at up toRead More

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

January 17, 2019 at 9:37 am

Dr. Victor Nizet, professor and vice chair for Basic Research and chief of the Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, will give a presentation entitled “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” at noon on Thursday, Feb.Read More

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

January 17, 2019 at 9:31 am

The 2019 Sanford Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo, N.D. This symposium is designed to provide the latest clinical research and practice regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological disease and to enhance the competence of health care professionals related to these topics.Read More

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

January 10, 2019 at 10:21 am

The SMHS Department of Geriatrics has published its latest newsletter. Given the broad reach of Geriatrics as a specialty, this newsletter may be of interest not only to health providers interested in the health and well-being of elderly persons, but researchers studying longevity, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses typically associated with oldRead More

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

January 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

Are you presenting a poster at a conference? Are you submitting your research for Frank Low Day, April 25, 2019? Whether you are presenting nationally or locally, and whether you are a seasoned researcher or new to the world of poster presentations, the new professional development series “Building the Perfect Poster”Read More

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

January 9, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Dr. Stephanie S. Watowich, professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give a lecture from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Room E101 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. WatowichRead More

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

The Division of Research & Economic Development has implemented a new training program for Public Health Service (PHS) agency-required Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training. PHS FCOI training is required to be completed every four years by all Investigators applying for external funding from a PHS agency. Please find aRead More

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

January 9, 2019 at 2:25 pm

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications from clinical and translational researchers for vouchers to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment their current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications. Applications for vouchers will require an abstract of the proposed project, information onRead More

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

January 9, 2019 at 2:24 pm

The UND Genomics Core will host a two-day workshop focused on using “R” computer software for gene expression analysis. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the School of Medicine and Health Science (RoomRead More

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

December 27, 2018 at 12:25 pm

Please note that the UND SMHS Mass Spectrometry Center will have a new pricing structure effective January 1, 2019. The new fees are listed at https://med.und.edu/mass-spectrometry/services.html. Feel free to contact Mikhail Golovko at mikhail.golovko@und.edu with any questions or for more information.

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

December 20, 2018 at 9:15 am

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 NARMH Annual Conference, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from August 26-29, 2019. Submit a proposal online at www.narmh.org. Conference registration will open March 15, 2019. The National AssociationRead More

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

December 20, 2018 at 8:43 am

UND’s Division of Research & Economic Development is undergoing change. Below are two messages the central Research Division disseminated last week. Please note that the SMHS will continue to route a hard copy of forms and Diane Hillebrand will provide the central Pre-Award Office with scanned copies of materials. ThisRead More

Sharma to chair roundtable discussion for AAI Committee on the Status of Women

Sharma to chair roundtable discussion for AAI Committee on the Status of Women

December 11, 2018 at 4:16 pm

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Committee on the Status of Women has invited Jyotika Sharma, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to chair a roundtable discussion on “Grant Writing for Principal Investigators” at the upcoming AAIRead More

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

December 6, 2018 at 9:12 am

An article by Collette Adamsen, PhD, director of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) and Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, assistant professor at the UND Center for Rural Health, has been selected for a special collection by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) electronic journal Preventing Chronic Disease. TheRead More

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

December 4, 2018 at 2:46 pm

Collette Adamsen, PhD, director the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the UND Center for Rural Health, recently received the first installment of a 25-month, $385,000 American Association of Retired Persons award entitled “Urban Indian Elder Project.” “Your research not only extends to your own professional andRead More