Research ND Presentation and Open Forum Friday, November 13, 2015

The IP Commercialization & Economic Development (IPCED) office is sponsoring a presentation and open forum on ND Dept. of Commerce grant program RESEARCH NORTH DAKOTA (RND) which is designed to provide grant funds for:

  • Commercialization of new technologies
  • Research & Development of new products
  • Improvement of existing products or processes

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Webinars for NIH Applicants and Grant Administrators

What You Need to Know About NIH Application Submission and Review

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Release Date:  September 24, 2015

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Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
The purpose of this Notice is to inform new NIH applicants, their mentors, and grant administrators at their institution about two upcoming webinars the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is hosting in November 2015.  These webinars are designed to give participants useful insights into our application submission and peer review processes.  CSR is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific and technical merit.
Each Webinar Will Have a Different Focus

Webinar Focus Date
University Research Administrators November 5, 2015
Research Project Grants (R01) November 6, 2015

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Dakota Science Proposals Accepted to Host Future STEM Exhibits

Maize Mysteries of an Ancient Grain August-October, 2016

A Traveling Exhibition on the Evolution of Maize from the Museum of the Earth at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York

Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of our most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today. Includes the Teacher-Friendly Guide to Evolution: Maize.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DBI 0820619.

» Provides visitors with a greater understanding of evolution and diversity using maize as an organism. Read more

Register Now for the 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference

Register Now for the American Indian Health Research Conference

The 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC) takes place October 23, 2015 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The conference offers opportunities to discuss research directions, partnerships and collaboration in health research focusing on American Indians.  The keynote speaker is Dr. Dorothy A. Rhoades, faculty member at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the Internal Medicine department.  Dr. Rhoades is also the director of the American Indian Cancer Research Initiatives for the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center. Read more

Physics Talk on Graphene and Two-dimensional Electronic Materials October 8

“Flatland Redux: Graphene and other Two-Dimensional Electronic Materials” will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 8, in Witmer Hall, room 211 by David Campbell, Department of Physics, Boston University.

Graphene is a remarkable material, consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms bonded to each other in a hexagonal pattern extending in principle in an infinite, flat two-dimensional membrane. Its structure and basic properties were modeled theoretically already in the 1940s, but its isolation in truly single layer form in 2004 by Geim and Novolsev using the “scotch tape” method ignited an explosion of interest and led to the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to these researchers. Read more

October 8, 2015 Wheeler Lecture Focuses on ‘The Contaminated Environment’

The Biology Department is pleased to announce the Wheeler Lecture will take place at from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 8, in 100 Leonard Hall.  David Crews, Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, will present “The Contaminated Environment and What it Means for Humans and Wildlife.”  His lecture will focus on the health effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals in humans and mechanisms of multi-generational exposure; he will discuss his latest findings on endocrine disruption due to environmental pollutants. Read more

2015 North Dakota INBRE Annual Symposium October 13

On behalf of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND INBRE) we would like to invite you to attend the 2015 Annual ND INBRE Research Symposium. We also want to express a special welcome to the project directors and undergraduate students from all the tribal colleges in North Dakoa that participated in the inaugural year of the Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) grant.october-2015-idea-banner-hs

The meeting will be held October 23, 2015 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Read more

Biology Seminar October 7, 2015

Wheeler technical lecture: “Sex, Nature and Nurture: Ancestral exposure modifies sex differences in stress reactivity”

Presenter: Dr. David Crews, Ashbel Smith Professor of Zoology and Psychology, Section for Integrative Biology, Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin.

Seminar will be held on October 7, 2015 from 12:00-12:50 p.m. in Education Room 7.

~ Rebecca Simmons, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology

SSAC Deadline for Research/Creative Activity & Publication Applications is October 9, 2015


The second Senate Scholarly Activities Committee (SSAC) deadline for submission of applications is Friday, October 9, 2015. Only Research/Creative Activity or Publication applications will be considered at that time. No other applications will be considered at that time.

The third deadline for submission of applications is Friday, January 15, 2016. Travel applications will be considered at that time only for travel that will occur between January 16, 2016, and April 30, 2016. No other applications will be considered at that time. Read more