Research

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

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

March 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm

The UND Division of Research & Economic Development has updated the proposal transmittal form for researchers. Effective March 29, 2019, the Division will no longer accept the old proposal form, so please make sure you communicate with your faculty and staff of this change. Questions? Contact SMHS Grants Manager Diane Hillebrand at 701.777.2808,Read More

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

January 31, 2019 at 12:53 pm

In anticipation of funding for the fourth consecutive year, the UND Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) in Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI) invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting two or three new pilot projects at up toRead More

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

January 17, 2019 at 9:37 am

Dr. Victor Nizet, professor and vice chair for Basic Research and chief of the Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, will give a presentation entitled “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” at noon on Thursday, Feb.Read More

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

January 17, 2019 at 9:31 am

The 2019 Sanford Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo, N.D. This symposium is designed to provide the latest clinical research and practice regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological disease and to enhance the competence of health care professionals related to these topics.Read More

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

January 10, 2019 at 10:21 am

The SMHS Department of Geriatrics has published its latest newsletter. Given the broad reach of Geriatrics as a specialty, this newsletter may be of interest not only to health providers interested in the health and well-being of elderly persons, but researchers studying longevity, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses typically associated with oldRead More

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

January 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

Are you presenting a poster at a conference? Are you submitting your research for Frank Low Day, April 25, 2019? Whether you are presenting nationally or locally, and whether you are a seasoned researcher or new to the world of poster presentations, the new professional development series “Building the Perfect Poster”Read More

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

January 9, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Dr. Stephanie S. Watowich, professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give a lecture from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Room E101 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. WatowichRead More

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

The Division of Research & Economic Development has implemented a new training program for Public Health Service (PHS) agency-required Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training. PHS FCOI training is required to be completed every four years by all Investigators applying for external funding from a PHS agency. Please find aRead More

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

January 9, 2019 at 2:25 pm

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications from clinical and translational researchers for vouchers to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment their current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications. Applications for vouchers will require an abstract of the proposed project, information onRead More

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

January 9, 2019 at 2:24 pm

The UND Genomics Core will host a two-day workshop focused on using “R” computer software for gene expression analysis. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the School of Medicine and Health Science (RoomRead More

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

December 27, 2018 at 12:25 pm

Please note that the UND SMHS Mass Spectrometry Center will have a new pricing structure effective January 1, 2019. The new fees are listed at https://med.und.edu/mass-spectrometry/services.html. Feel free to contact Mikhail Golovko at mikhail.golovko@und.edu with any questions or for more information.