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Seventh annual Host-Pathogen Symposium to be held at Gorecki Alumni Center Oct. 3-4

Categories: News, Research

The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI) at the University of North Dakota (UND) will hold its seventh annual Host-Pathogen Symposium at the Gorecki Alumni Center on the UND campus Oct. 3-4. The multidisciplinary HPI research team explores how disease-causing microbes or viruses survive and thrive within “host” organisms on a molecular, […]

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 8

Categories: Research

The Annual North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Oct. 8. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. The focus of the symposium is on research conducted by undergraduate students from […]

Peer Review Week at UND Sept. 19-22

Categories: Research

Come celebrate Peer Review Week, Sept. 19-22, with a panel of UND faculty members and a workshop open to all! Peer Review Week is an annual scholarly communication event celebrating the value of peer review. This year at UND, the Chester Fritz and School of Medicine and Health Sciences Libraries are partnering to bring you […]

Public research opportunity: How has COVID affected you?

Categories: Research

Researchers connected to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are conducting a study that looks at how the use of primary care services has been affected by COVID-19. The researchers’ goal is to determine if there has been an impact on chronic medical conditions, symptoms, or access to health services in North Dakota […]

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS on Aug. 4

Categories: Research

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the Summer Undergraduate Research poster session on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The one-day event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the second floor of the UND SMHS building at 1301 North Columbia Road, Grand Forks, […]

AICoRN summit to be held Aug. 4-5 in Sioux Falls

Categories: Events, Research

The multi-institution, UND-based American Indian Collaborative Research Network (AICoRN) Summit will be held virtually and in-person in Sioux Falls, S.D., Aug. 4 and 5. Keynote speakers include: Dr. Donald Warne, director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. […]

An ounce of prevention

Categories: News, Research

Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher Kumi Nagamoto-Combs discusses depression, diet, and dairy in the animal model. A researcher with her doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Rochester in New York, Kumi Nagamoto-Combs has been with the SMHS in a variety of capacities—neuroanatomy instructor, research associate, biomedical technology transfer officer, assistant professor—since 2005. Fresh off […]

Call for Applications: Pilot Projects

Categories: Research

In anticipation of funding for the seventh consecutive year, the UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting ~2 new pilot projects at up to $40,000 direct costs/year/proposal for one year with anticipated start date of Sept. […]

UND and NDSU team up on SARS-CoV-2 antibody study

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota and NDSU are teaming up on COVID-19 research! The Immunosurveillance and Experiences of COVID-19 in North Dakota project seeks to better understand the level of population immunity to COVID-19 brought on from natural infection, vaccination, or both and to understand the COVID-19 experiences of the citizens of North Dakota. We […]

Research Tip: The Award Budget Set-up (ABS) form

Categories: Research

Researchers! Note that effective June 1, 2002, there is a new process for the Award Budget Set-up (ABS) form: Department (PI or Admin) fills out ABS form. Department (PI or Admin) sends ABS form to Research Affairs along with Award Notice and Proposal. Research Affairs reviews and works with Department on any form changes. Research […]

Research Tips: Naming researchers in proposals

Categories: Research

Just a friendly reminder, researchers: When naming faculty and/or staff in Novelution proposals, please remember to add in subheaders under the “Personnel” section for “Key Personnel and Other Personnel.” This is important to help reduce administrative hang-ups if you end up changing non-key personnel later, after a grant has been awarded. As a note, when […]

UND Open Educational Resources (OER) Implementation Grant Initiative

Categories: Research

Are you interested in using Open Educational Resources (OERs) in your courses? And are you looking for a grant to help defray the cost of your time and efforts? Dedicated funding is available towards adapting your course to use OERs. UND and the Student Senate recognize the importance of OERs to the academic landscape. In […]

Frank Low Research Day award winners

Categories: News, Research

Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s virtual 42nd Frank Low Research Day. A number of poster awards have announced for projects displayed at the event. Congratulations to the following winners: Basic Sciences – Graduate Students Best Poster – Danielle Germundson (Clinical and Translational Science) – Danielle L. […]

Department of Physical Therapy seeks participants for cancer-exercise study

Categories: Research

UND’s Department of Physical Therapy is seeking participants for a research study related to exercise following treatment for cancer. Potential participants are invited to be in this research study looking to determine the effect of physical therapy on fatigue, balance, depression, and overall quality of life for individuals with a history of cancer. The purpose […]

Research Tip: Best practice process for proposals

Categories: Research

A new research proposal checklist was developed in Jan. 2022. But because even one small change to the budget tool affects the proposal packet, and thus the Novelution submission, please follow a best practice procedure up front. To help navigate the checklist, then, follow the procedure below, which should result in needing fewer changes in all areas of […]