Register by Aug. 10 for annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium, set for Sept. 17

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 University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The Symposium will bring together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents and host responses to those infectious agents.

Confirmed speakers for the event are:

In addition, investigators from the University of North Dakota will present their research related to infection and immunity in both oral and a poster session.

This event aims to promote interaction and collaboration among researchers in the area and provide opportunities for learning about cutting-edge tools, approaches, and resources to advance their research in broad areas of infection and inflammation.

Researchers investigating host-pathogen questions are encouraged to submit an abstract for poster presentation (to be held in the afternoon on September 17) to Shannon Bupp ( by Wednesday, July 31. Prior on-line registration  is appreciated. Registration for the symposium will close Saturday, Aug. 10.

The Symposium will be from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The School of Medicine & Health Sciences is located at 1301 North Columbia Road in Grand Forks, N.D.