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Two Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate students named winners at UND’s annual GRAD day

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Two graduate students in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences won awards at UND’s eighth annual Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD) event, held in the UND Memorial Union last week. Darius Quansah, advised by Dr. Jonathan Geiger, won first place in the GRAD event’s Natural Sciences category, and Michael Allen, advised by Dr. Keith Henry, […]

From the Dean: Evaluating our performance

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Each year around this time, supervisors are expected to do a performance evaluation on most UND employees (both faculty and staff members). This is a requirement of the North Dakota University System as well as UND (and a best business practice, by the way). A slightly different evaluation rubric is followed for faculty, relative to […]

Takaku lab initiates partnership with Japanese lab, sends Cooper-Robinson to Winship Cancer Institute

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Dr. Motoki Takaku’s research lab, housed in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences, learned recently of two exciting developments. First, Dr. Takaku’s graduate student, Mikhala Cooper-Robinson, has been selected for a postdoctoral-matching event hosted by the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University. The goal of this event, to be held in March 2024, is to […]

Grove named American Association for Anatomy Fellow

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The American Association for Anatomy (AAA) has announced its 2024 awards recipients, one of which is Dr. Bryon Grove, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences. Specifically, Grove is one of only six faculty nationwide to have been named a 2024 Fellow of the AAA. “The American Association for Anatomy has been my […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces research awards totaling more than $3 million for multiple faculty

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As the temperatures rise across North Dakota this spring and summer and students gear up to take a break on their studies, a number of research projects at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences also are warming up. Several SMHS faculty have been awarded research grants in recent months, allowing researchers at the […]

UND to honor School of Medicine & Health Sciences several faculty and staff at annual Founders Day banquet

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Several faculty and staff of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will be recognized at UND’s 2023 Founders Day Banquet, to be held Thursday, Feb. 16, in the UND Memorial Union. Three representatives of the School will be given major teaching and research awards; one will take home an award for academic […]

Biomedical Sciences grad student awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology scholarship

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Congratulations to Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate student Gbolahan Bamgbose, who was awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology / International Federation of Cell Biology scholarship! The scholarship provides research and training opportunities for African and South American early-career investigators in the life sciences. Gbolahan, who is president of the Biomedical Graduate Student Association […]

Department of Biomedical Sciences among top three recipients of NIH grant funding for third year straight

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The results are in and the University of North Dakota (UND) Department of Biomedical Sciences is the #2 biomedical sciences department in the nation in terms of research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As noted by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (Table 4), which tabulates and ranks NIH award data annually, […]

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences will host Valter Longo, PhD, of the University of Southern California on April 24. Dr. Longo, who will give a talk to UND faculty, students, and staff entitled “Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-related Diseases,” is a professor of gerontology and biological sciences at USC. Decades of genetic and nutrition studies […]