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Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

The 7th Annual University of North Dakota Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held virtually on March 30 and 31, 2021. Coordinated by the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the event attracts participants from around the region — including North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, and Manitoba — who share their research on epigenetic mechanisms in health and disease. Activities will include presentations, poster sessions, and opportunities for informal interaction with speakers.

The symposium is sponsored by the Epigenomics Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE), which was was established by National Institutes of Health to promote collaboration among researchers and strengthen research infrastructure at biomedical research institutions. The purpose of the symposium is to bring nationally recognized experts in biomedical sciences to share their work as well as to highlight the research being accomplished at the University of North Dakota.

The event is free, but requires registration to receive the Zoom link. Register at:

Speakers include: Charles Sagerstrom, professor at the University of Colorado Medical School; Michael Kladde, professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine; and Babu Guda, professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Henry at