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Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

Categories: Research

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is a competitive pilot grant program to […]

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

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The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the Centers […]

Nobel laureate James Allison to speak at biomedical sciences seminar series Feb. 23

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Biomedical Graduate Student Association are excited to announce the next event in their Seminar Series. On Feb. 23, 2022, Dr. James P. Allison, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Medicine and Physiology, will give an online talk to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences entitled “Immune Checkpoint Blockade in […]

Frank Low Research Day to be held on April 21

Categories: Events, Research

The 42nd Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, April 21, 2022, and will feature keynote speaker Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). NIGMS supports more than 5,500 investigators and 5,000 research grants–around 11 percent of the total number of […]

Research Tips: Do you need a modification on your sponsored project?

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If you need to make changes to an awarded project, a Request for Modification form must be completed and forwarded to the central Research and Sponsored Program Development (RSPD) Office. These changes could include a no-cost extension, principal investigator change, or a carry forward request. The form is located on their website. Once the form […]

Research Tip: Proposal checklist and proposal routing in Novelution

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Did you know the SMHS Grants Management website provides various resources needed to submit proposals? One of the newest items is a Proposal Checklist with proposal routing (Novelution) instruction highlights. This checklist gives you some things to think about early in the proposal process and a walkthrough of the order of what should be done first. There […]

Request for applications: DaCCoTA TREE Pilot Grant

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The Pilot Projects Program and the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core for the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) are requesting applications for Translating Epidemiology to Experiments (TREE) Pilot Grant Awards. The goal of the DaCCoTA program is to stimulate the growth of expertise and engagement in health-related translational research (CTR) in the […]

Research Tip: Frequently used facts

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Are you looking for instutitional facts and numbers for your grant proposal: Federal Identification Number, Congressional District, DUNS, CAGE CODE, etc.? The SMHS Grants Resources website has a frequently used facts page at: https://med.und.edu/grants-management/facts.html. If you don’t find what you are looking for, be sure to contact Diane.Hillebrand@UND.edu.

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

Categories: News, Research

A team of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) biomedical researchers affiliated with North Dakota’s IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) has received a collaboration award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Emily Biggane, Ph.D., research faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) in Bismarck, N.D., […]

Research Tips: Naming and saving files

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When naming NIH files to attach to a packet, please be sure to follow these guidelines (summarized below): File names need to be 50 characters or fewer (including spaces). All names in one packet need to be unique. Use any of the following characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, underscore, hyphen, space, and period. Use only one space […]

Research Tidbit: Financial Conflict of Interest via CITI

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Researchers! Did you know that the Public Health Service Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training is now done through CITI training for faculty and staff? Currently, the electronic proposal routing system, Novelution, is not yet integrated with the CITI training. For now, if you receive a notification about FCOI from Novelution, please ignore this notification […]

Call for abstracts: ACP and SHM ND Chapters poster competition

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Do you excel at research? Have you come across an interesting case where your colleagues could benefit from your findings? Do you have any projects that promote patient safety or outcomes measurement? Don’t miss this opportunity to submit a medical abstract to the ACP/SHM combined North Dakota State Chapter Competition! The winners of the competition […]

DaCCoTA announces call for applications on several grant opportunities

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The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is pleased to announce a call for applications for several professional development and pilot project grant opportunities. The goal of DaCCoTA is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The Professional Development Core is currently seeking proposals […]

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

Categories: Events, Research

The SMHS Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity, and inflammation to participate in the Sixth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as a virtual event on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Confirmed keynote speakers for the event are: Thomas Lane, Ph.D. – Chancellor’s Professor […]