CoBRE, the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to spark research among junior faculty and strengthen the research infrastructure of states that do not receive as much NIH funding as other larger states. The School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is digging deeper into infectious diseases such as Lyme disease, HIV, and zika. Read more
Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Earth System Science & Policy at UND, will present a seminar titled “From “The blind men and the elephant” to light scattering and particles in the ocean” on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend. Please note time change. Read more
You’re invited to the annual ND INBRE Research Symposium on October 20 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.
ND INBRE is the North Dakota IDeA (Institutional Development Award) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, which focuses on health and the environment with research projects that include undergraduate students. Read more
The Department of Physics & Astrophysics public talk and telescope observing session will take place Monday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. in 116 Witmer Hall. Read more
Paul E. Bieringer, PhD, Aeris, LLC and a 1993 B.S. UND AtSc graduate, will present a seminar titled “The Increasing Role and Importance of Atmospheric Science in Today’s Complex Multi-Disciplinary Applied Research and Development Efforts” Thursday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend. Read more
The Public Health Service (PHS) requires that all PHS grantees or those considering submitting to the PHS complete a mandatory education class. According to the new policy, all grantees must be trained in conflict of interest every four years. The Division of Research & Economic Development will be conducting training sessions on the following dates:
- Wednesday, October 12, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Presidents Room at the Memorial Union.
- Monday, November 21, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Presidents Room at the Memorial Union.
You only need to attend one of the sessions if you have not already done so. Training is necessary every four years. Read more
Call for Presentations: 2017 Dakota Conference
June 13 – 15, 2017
Holiday Inn Riverside, Minot
Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Time, October 10, 2016
Rural and public health professionals are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 2017 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health. Both oral and poster presentations should feature community or research projects that use creative strategies, facilitate the collaboration between rural and public health entities, can be replicated, and have an emphasis on education and developing partnerships. Abstract submissions must be received no later than 5:00 pm Central Time on Monday, October 10, 2016. Visit the Dakota Conference website for details on submitting an abstract. Read more
Xuefeng (Michael) Chu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND will present a seminar titled “The Puzzle of Puddles: Putting the Pieces Together” Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at 3 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend. Read more
Honza Bilek, UND Chemistry, Analytical Graduate Student will present a seminar titled “Nanostructure Initiator Mass Spectrometry: Principle, advancements and applications” in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. Read more
Yuqian Xing, UND Chemistry, Analytical Graduate Student will present a seminar titled “New trends in biosensors for whole bacteria detection” in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23. Read more
Muneer Shaik, UND Chemistry, Inorganic Graduate Student will present a seminar title TBA in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Read more
Dr. Alex R. Parent from North Dakota State University will present a seminar titled “Chemical Oxidants for the Characterization of Water Oxidation Catalysts” in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. Read more
The Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science will host a live demonstration of the Augmented Reality Sandbox (ARS), 2-4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, O’Kelly Room 125.
The Augmented Reality Sandbox is a real-time, interactive landscape visualization tool. Users construct a landscape in the sand and the ARS responds by drawing contour lines and colorizing elevation. You can also make it “rain” and then watch how runoff flows across your landscape. Read more
UND’s Institutional Review Board Meeting will be held Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 in Twamley, Room 305 at 2:00 p.m., to consider all Full Board Review research proposals that are submitted to the IRB Office before Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.
Clinical medical projects must be reviewed by the Clinical Medical Subcommittee before being brought to the Full Board. Proposals for these projects are due in the Institutional Review Board Office before Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.
Minutes from the meeting will be available in the IRB Office approximately one week after the meeting.
~ Stepffanie Brewer, Administrative Secretary, Institutional Review Board