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Announcing the award winners of the 43rd Frank Low Research Day

Categories: News, Research

Another Frank Low Research Day (FLRD) is in the books! Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s 43rd FLRD. 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-Hermanson – Clinical and Translational […]

Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center to host second annual symposium April 20-21

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its second annual symposium on April 20 and 21, 2023, online and in-person at UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Conference events will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST) each day. This year’s symposium is free for both in-person and online […]

Request for Applications: Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program 2023-24

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A request for applications (RFA) for the 2023-24 Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) Pilot Grant Program has been released. You may find a copy of the RFA at the Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center online. Overview: The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing the pilot grant program for 2023-24. These […]

Call for Abstracts: Frank Low Research Day to be held April 13

Categories: Events, Research

Students, faculty, and staff in the basic sciences, health sciences, and all clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the 44th Annual Frank Low Research Day (FLRD), to be held Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the SMHS in Grand Forks. This year’s FLRD will be an in-person event, but will include an option for remote participation. […]

Call for proposals: Epigenetics CoBRE pilot grants program for 2023-24

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The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2023-24. 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 […]

Brynn Luger to discuss wellness among Indigenous counselors on Jan. 20

Categories: Events, Research

The Department of Indigenous Health is inviting everyone to a presentation by faculty candidate Dr. Brynn Luger on Friday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. The presentation will be streamed via Zoom at: https://und.zoom.us/j/98090165477. Dr. Luger’s presentation is entitled “Helping the Helpers: Examining the Health and Wellness of Native American Counselors.” Dr. Brynn Luger (Lakota Sioux) has […]

SMHS awarded nearly $49 million of research funding in 2022

Categories: News, Research

The Office of Research Affairs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has announced that the School was awarded nearly $49 million in fiscal year 2022 for its research and servioce missions. This amount represents a single-year record in sponsored funding for the School. According to the Office’s Sponsored Projects Awards report, […]

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

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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 on Oct. 8

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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. […]