Research

Call for abstracts: ACP and SHM ND Chapters poster competition

Call for abstracts: ACP and SHM ND Chapters poster competition

September 9, 2021 at 10:12 am

Do you excel at research? Have you come across an interesting case where your colleagues could benefit from your findings? Do you have any projects that promote patient safety or outcomes measurement? Don’t miss this opportunity to submit a medical abstract to the ACP/SHM combined North Dakota State Chapter Competition!Read More

DaCCoTA announces call for applications on several grant opportunities

DaCCoTA announces call for applications on several grant opportunities

September 2, 2021 at 12:17 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is pleased to announce a call for applications for several professional development and pilot project grant opportunities. The goal of DaCCoTA is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The Professional DevelopmentRead More

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

August 5, 2021 at 1:57 pm

The SMHS Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity, and inflammation to participate in the Sixth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as a virtual event on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Confirmed keynote speakers for the event are: ThomasRead More

Golovko receives major NIH grant to study metabolism in the brain

Golovko receives major NIH grant to study metabolism in the brain

June 29, 2021 at 11:23 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $2.3 million R01 grant to Mikhail Golovko, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The new R01 grant, the most prestigious research award of its type the NIH provides,Read More

Registration now open for virtual 2021 DaCCoTA Symposium

Registration now open for virtual 2021 DaCCoTA Symposium

June 3, 2021 at 1:38 pm

The 2021 virtual DaCCoTA Annual Symposium is scheduled for June 18, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is now open here! Join us for: Educational Opportunities (sessions on dissecting clinical trial design, the NIH Study Section and you, nurse navigators in oncology care, mentorship, and rural community engagement) PosterRead More

Forty-first Frank Low Research Day to be held virtually on April 22

Forty-first Frank Low Research Day to be held virtually on April 22

March 11, 2021 at 4:04 pm

Mark your calendars for the 41st annual Frank Low Research Day, which will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Students and faculty in the basic sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the poster presentations. More information, including a call for abstracts, is forthcoming,Read More

DaCCoTA seeks poster abstracts for annual symposium on June 18

DaCCoTA seeks poster abstracts for annual symposium on June 18

February 26, 2021 at 1:17 pm

The DaCCoTA is currently soliciting poster abstracts for its 2021 Virtual Symposium, which will be held on June 18, 2021. Posters are expected to address cancer-related clinical and translational research. Posters can consider the multilevel manifestations of cancer (e.g., neurological, psychiatric), demographic risks, and/or social impact. Posters that focus on T2-T4 translationalRead More

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

February 26, 2021 at 1:16 pm

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences presents: “Inducible epithelial resistance to prevent pneumonia,” a presentation by Scott E. Evans, M.D., FCCP, ATSF, professor and chairman ad interim of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Pulmonary Medicine. Dr. Evans will give his presentation from noon to 1 p.m.Read More

NIGMS issues NOSI on competitive revisions to IDeA and NARCH programs for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance

NIGMS issues NOSI on competitive revisions to IDeA and NARCH programs for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance

February 18, 2021 at 4:36 pm

Attention researchers! NIGMS has just issued NOT-GM-21-031 to support supplements to active COBRE (P20, P30), IDeA-CTR (U54), and NARCH (S06) awards for sequencing-based surveillance studies of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. SARS-CoV-2 mutates as it moves through people. Routine analysis of genetic sequence data helps to identify and characterize variant viruses. Currently, only a small fraction of SARS-CoV-2 infections in U.S.Read More

Genomics Core presents: Single cell technology workshop and ‘hands-on’ training via Zoom March 4

Genomics Core presents: Single cell technology workshop and ‘hands-on’ training via Zoom March 4

February 18, 2021 at 4:36 pm

The Genomics Core at the University of North Dakota is excited to offer a virtual workshop on single cell sequencing technologies on Thursday, March 4, 2021, via Zoom. Morning and afternoon sessions will be held as follows: 10 a.m. to noon – Introduction to single cell technology with presenter Bony DeRead More

Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

February 4, 2021 at 2:26 pm

The 7th Annual University of North Dakota Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held virtually on March 30 and 31, 2021. Coordinated by the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the event attracts participants from around the region — including North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, and Manitoba — who shareRead More

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

February 4, 2021 at 11:53 am

The North Dakota Association for the Disabled (NDAD) is co-hosting an interactive presentation about the National Institute of Health’s “All of Us” research program on Feb. 24 and 25. At the two events, NDAD staff will share the goal of All of Us, which is to accelerate breakthroughs in healthRead More

A new tool in the fight against breast cancer?

A new tool in the fight against breast cancer?

November 5, 2020 at 4:37 pm

The statistics are by now too well-known: one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Likewise, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American women. Although prevention and treatment for this and other cancers has come aRead More

Scholarships available for 2021 Dakota Conference

Scholarships available for 2021 Dakota Conference

October 22, 2020 at 2:36 pm

Scholarship funds are available to cover registration costs for the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health through the State Office of Rural Health grant program at the Center for Rural Health. The funds will cover the conference registration fee only; hotel, travel, preconference, and banquet costs are not covered.Read More

Combs awarded $1.4 million grant to study the role of gut inflammation in Alzheimer’s

Combs awarded $1.4 million grant to study the role of gut inflammation in Alzheimer’s

October 15, 2020 at 10:19 am

Colin Combs, Ph.D., Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been awarded a 4-year, $1,420,768 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The project, entitled “Communicating Intestinal Inflammation to the Brain in Alzheimer’s Disease,” focuses on improvingRead More