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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

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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

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

July 24, 2019 at 1:21 pm

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network has announced a pair of events and a funding opportunity open to SMHS researchers. Events: Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s Annual Conference The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s (ADDF) Annual Conference will be held in Jersey City, N.J., on Sept. 16-17. This annual conference brings together academic andRead More

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

July 17, 2019 at 1:19 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is soliciting applications for awards to support clinical and translational cancer research. One of the primary goals of the DaCCoTA is to create a culture of clinical/translational research (CTR) by training investigators and clinicians to develop both the skills to conduct researchRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

July 3, 2019 at 10:20 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The Symposium will bring together expertsRead More

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

June 27, 2019 at 11:27 am

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will takeRead More

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

June 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Next week, writer and teacher Paul Casella, MFA, is back at the SMHS to help faculty and staff bolster their grant-writing skills. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Casella will host a grant applications workshop entitled “Taking it to the next level” in SMHS Room W203Read More

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