Research

Drs. Ling and Wu discover new ways of controlling CRISPR gene editing

Drs. Ling and Wu discover new ways of controlling CRISPR gene editing

May 7, 2020 at 9:03 am

UND Biomedical Researcher Dr. Min Wu and Dr. Ping Lin, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Wu’s lab, have published a paper entitled “CRISPR-Cas13 inhibitors block RNA-editing in bacteria and mammalian cells” in Molecular Cell, a journal of Cell Press.* This paper describes the discovery, for the first time, of aRead More

Attention researchers: SMHS will start using Novelution for grant/research proposals June 1

Attention researchers: SMHS will start using Novelution for grant/research proposals June 1

May 7, 2020 at 8:58 am

Novelution is an online proposal management system launched by the Division of Research & Economic Development. This platform will enable a paperless proposal and routing process and is available at https://erac.und.edu. Use your UND PeopleSoft username and password to login. A user guide is located at https://und.edu/research/grants-and-funding/_files/docs/online-proposal-submission-user-guide.pdf.  Please note theRead More

DaCCoTA posts COVID-19-related pilot grant awards

DaCCoTA posts COVID-19-related pilot grant awards

April 23, 2020 at 10:14 am

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) Pilot Projects Program is requesting applications for COVID-19-Related Pilot Grant Awards. The goal of the DaCCoTA program is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region encompassed by the states of NorthRead More

Brissette awarded $387,750 grant through the NIH’s Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute

Brissette awarded $387,750 grant through the NIH’s Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute

April 16, 2020 at 7:59 pm

Dr. Catherine Brissette, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, was recently awarded a $387,750 R21 grant through the National Institutes of Health’s Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute. The scientific review panel characterized Dr. Brissette’s proposal as trail-blazing, and praised the level of innovation as well as the excellentRead More

Call for applications from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Call for applications from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

April 2, 2020 at 9:29 am

The goal of the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The Professional Development Core is currently seeking proposals for the following funding mechanisms: 1) DaCCoTA Scholars Program – The purposeRead More

Request for applications for the 2020-2021 Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Program

Request for applications for the 2020-2021 Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Program

April 2, 2020 at 9:24 am

In anticipation of funding for Year 2, the UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing Pilot Grant awards for 2020/2021. The funding opportunity is designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is aRead More

Pilot project call for applications from UND Center for Host Pathogen Interactions

Pilot project call for applications from UND Center for Host Pathogen Interactions

February 27, 2020 at 8:56 am

In anticipation of funding for the fifth consecutive year, the UND Center for Host Pathogens Interactions (HPI) CoBRE invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. The HPI team anticipates supporting 2-3 new pilot projects at up to $50,000Read More

40th annual Frank Low Research Day to be held April 23

40th annual Frank Low Research Day to be held April 23

February 18, 2020 at 2:50 pm

The 40th Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Eliezer Masliah.* Eliezer Masliah, M.D., was named director of the Division of Neuroscience at the National InstituteRead More

RSPD to launch new research proposal management system online

RSPD to launch new research proposal management system online

January 14, 2020 at 9:03 am

The Office of Research & Sponsored Program Development’s (RSPD) online proposal management system, developed by Novelution, is now live on campus. We are excited to be able to provide this opportunity to create efficiencies in the external funding proposal process on campus. This system enables a paperless proposal management andRead More

DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program releases new RFAs for pilot grant awards

DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program releases new RFAs for pilot grant awards

January 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

The DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program has released new RFAs for the following pilot grant awards: Feasibility Pilot Grants – These awards of up to $40,000 (direct + indirect costs) are intended to provide support to allow a clinician/non-clinician team to form around a novel cancer-related hypothesis. Applications can consider theRead More

Notice of Intent to Publish DaCCoTA Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement Pilot Grants

Notice of Intent to Publish DaCCoTA Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement Pilot Grants

December 18, 2019 at 4:22 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) will soon be reissuing three RFAs for the Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement pilot grants. The Feasibility Award is intended to provide support to allow a clinician/non-clinician team to form around a novel cancer-related hypothesis. Applications can consider the multilevel manifestations ofRead More

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