Research

Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

December 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Nadeem Khan, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.78 million, five-year grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This prestigious R01 grantRead More

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

December 11, 2019 at 3:02 pm

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 17. At noon in SMHS Room E224, Paul (Li-Hao) Huang, Ph.D., instructor in the Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Immunology,Read More

Jingwei Cheng to discuss Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen and tumorigenesis on Dec. 4

Jingwei Cheng to discuss Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen and tumorigenesis on Dec. 4

November 27, 2019 at 10:42 am

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar Wednesday, Dec. 4. At noon that day, in SMHS Room W202, Jingwei Cheng, Ph.D., instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present “Merkel cellRead More

Imaging, Histology, and Flow Cytometry Cores open house Dec. 5

Imaging, Histology, and Flow Cytometry Cores open house Dec. 5

November 21, 2019 at 9:15 am

The Imaging, Histology, and ND-Flow Cytometry Core facilities invite you to an open house on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event will kickoff with a presentation at 1 p.m. in room E223 describing the facilities and the services that each provides, followed by demonstrationsRead More

Grants and Contracts “Effort Reporting” help session now online, next help session Feb. 19

Grants and Contracts “Effort Reporting” help session now online, next help session Feb. 19

October 24, 2019 at 9:28 am

Attention researchers: Grant & Contract training sessions are provided as a resource for faculty and staff to help you navigate all areas of sponsored funding. Training is available individually or for groups upon request. There is no cost for a training session. Our recent “Effort Reporting: What am I signing?”Read More

Deadline extended to Dec. 6: Applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

Deadline extended to Dec. 6: Applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

October 17, 2019 at 3:06 pm

The DaCCoTA Community Engagement Clinical Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program is supported by an NIH/NIGMS grant entitled “Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity.” The goal of the program is to develop successful CTR investigators. This program is a joint effort between the Professional Development and Community Engagement and Outreach Cores.Read More

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

October 3, 2019 at 11:02 am

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2019/2020. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms in order to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. ThisRead More

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 19-20

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 19-20

September 19, 2019 at 2:44 pm

The Annual North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Oct. 19-20. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 and conclude at noon on Sunday, Oct. 20. TheRead More

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

September 10, 2019 at 1:57 pm

The North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry (NDSCR), managed by the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has once again received Gold Certification from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). This marks the seventh consecutive year that the NDSCR has receivedRead More

GP IDeA-CTR network announces pilot funding through NIH/NIGMS grant

GP IDeA-CTR network announces pilot funding through NIH/NIGMS grant

August 29, 2019 at 11:03 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant. Successful applicants will receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for a one year project, as well as access to resources of the Great Plains IDeA-CTR to support their research efforts. WeRead More

Call for Abstracts: Poster competition for North Dakota ACP and SHM chapters

Call for Abstracts: Poster competition for North Dakota ACP and SHM chapters

August 22, 2019 at 2:43 pm

Compete to win a trip to California in 2020! 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 abstractRead More

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