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Register today: Seventh Annual Host-Pathogen Symposium to be held Oct. 3-4

Categories: Education, Events

The 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 Seventh Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held in-person Oct. 3-4, 2022. (A virtual platform will be available to off-campus participants only, unless COVID-19 cases are high in the area.) […]

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, […]

From the Dean: Masks work, mask mandates don’t

Categories: From the Dean

This past Tuesday I had the pleasure of welcoming over 50 undergraduates to the SMHS for a summer research experience at UND. The goal of the program is to attract talented undergraduate students studying science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM) at a North Dakota college/university to a career in the biomedical sciences. The program provides […]

From the Dean: Growing our research enterprise

Categories: From the Dean

Most institutions of higher learning share three core values in their missions – education, discovery (that is, research, scholarship, and creative activities), and service to the community. As I’ve indicated previously, what is somewhat unique about the UND SMHS is that our purpose as a school is defined in North Dakota Century Code, the codified […]

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

Categories: Research

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 […]

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., […]

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

Categories: News

The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental award of $287,000 for data science. […]

UND’s Deeded Body Program to host interment service on Oct. 1

Categories: Events

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Deeded Body Program, housed within the Department of Biomedical Sciences, will host an interment service at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. The memorial event allows the program to show its appreciation for those who have donated their bodies to the program over the past several years. The […]

Golovko receives major NIH grant to study metabolism in the brain

Categories: News, Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $2.3 million R01 grant to Mikhail Golovko, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The new R01 grant, the most prestigious research award of its type the NIH provides, will allow Dr. Golovko’s team […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences recognizes more than 220 graduating health sciences students

Categories: News

In addition to the 75 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing nearly 230 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 15. One of those 200-plus students is Melissa Hayes, a laboratory supervisor who is graduating […]

From the Dean: Another session in the books

Categories: From the Dean

Now that Governor Burgum has signed the funding bill for higher education, we are busy finalizing our operating budget for the coming academic year. Our final budget will be in line with any provisions stipulated by the State Board of Higher Education and needs to be approved by President Armacost on behalf of UND. It […]

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair announces award winners

Categories: News

The North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair was held virtually on March 25 and 26. Seventy-four middle and high school students from across North Dakota presented their research in the areas of biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, and the behavioral and social sciences, among other disciplines. Students in both the junior and senior divisions […]

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

Categories: Research

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences presents: “Inducible epithelial resistance to prevent pneumonia,” a presentation by Scott E. Evans, M.D., FCCP, ATSF, professor and chairman ad interim of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Pulmonary Medicine. Dr. Evans will give his presentation from noon to 1 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, March 24. […]

Boston University’s Lee Quinton to present on signaling nodes and lung defense Feb. 10

Categories: News

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences presents “Signaling nodes controlling lung defense,” a presentation by Lee J. Quinton, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology with the Boston University School of Medicine, on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, from noon to 1 p.m. Interested faculty, staff, and students can view the presentation via Zoom at https://und.zoom.us/j/98046784374. Everyone […]