Research

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

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

April 25, 2019 at 12:16 pm

Thank you to all faculty, graduate students and staff who helped judge at the 69th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair that was held on April 5 at the University of North Dakota. Prior to presenting their work to judges, students participated in hands-on STEM activities across campus. ManyRead More

NIH issues new salary cap

NIH issues new salary cap

April 17, 2019 at 2:34 pm

Researchers: Please note that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released notice NOT-OD-19-099 on April 17, 2019, which announced that effective January 6, 2019, the NIH salary cap amount increased to $192,300. The NIH salary cap restricts the amount of salary that can be paid to an individual from anRead More

Spagnolia presents at the American College of Physicians national meeting

Spagnolia presents at the American College of Physicians national meeting

April 17, 2019 at 1:52 pm

Alessandra Spagnolia, a fourth-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, presented a poster at the American College of Physicians 2019 annual meeting, held in Philadelphia, Pa., from April 11-13. Spagnolia presented a poster entitled “Endometriosis in the Northern Great Plains: A Comparison of White andRead More

16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

April 17, 2019 at 1:45 pm

The Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks is looking for overweight women to join a study to determine if the time of day protein is consumed affects participants’ weight loss goals. You may receive up to $820 dollars, or a membership to Choice Health & Fitness, for study participation. Requirements:Read More

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

April 17, 2019 at 12:48 pm

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day will be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Named in honor of the former SMHS anatomy professor who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques for theRead More

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

April 17, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Shri Patel, a student at Red River High School, was one of several Grand Forks Public Schools students to take home awards at a statewide science competition last week. Patel’s poster, entitled “Epigenetic Targets in Longevity Control in Drosophila melanogaster (Common Fruit Fly)” won the second-place prize in the seniorRead More

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

April 9, 2019 at 3:18 pm

The Department of Biomedical Sciences will host Valter Longo, PhD, of the University of Southern California on April 24. Dr. Longo, who will give a talk to UND faculty, students, and staff entitled “Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-related Diseases,” is a professor of gerontology and biological sciences at USC. DecadesRead More

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

March 28, 2019 at 10:04 am

Fresh from his visit to St. Thomas More College within the University of Saskatchewan for the 2019 People Around the World conference “Planetary Health: Connecting food, people and the planet,” Dr. Don Warne, Director of the INMED and Public Health programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences,Read More

SMHS graduate students win awards at North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium

SMHS graduate students win awards at North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium

March 28, 2019 at 10:03 am

Several graduate students from the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences won awards at the North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium held Friday, March 8, 2019, at UND Memorial Union. At this event, wherein undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from various North Dakota universities gathered to present projects from severalRead More