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

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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 […]

Dr. Othman Ghribi to retire June 30

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After 15 years of employment with the former Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Therapeutics, and later the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Othman Ghribi will retire on June 30, 2020. He will be missed by us all. We in the Department of Biomedical Sciences would like to show our appreciation of his outstanding efforts […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes nearly 250 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 74 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing 249 students from its graduate and health sciences programs who are also graduating on Saturday, May 16. “We want to extend congratulations to all of the graduates of the […]

Drs. Ling and Wu discover new ways of controlling CRISPR gene editing

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UND Biomedical Researcher Dr. Min Wu and Dr. Ping Lin, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Wu’s lab, have published a paper entitled “CRISPR-Cas13 inhibitors block RNA-editing in bacteria and mammalian cells” in Molecular Cell, a journal of Cell Press.* This paper describes the discovery, for the first time, of a set of small molecules from […]

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

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The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 17. At noon in SMHS Room E224, Paul (Li-Hao) Huang, Ph.D., instructor in the Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Immunology, will present “Interstitial lipoprotein trafficking […]

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

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On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will take place in the School’s Charles […]

Biomedical Sciences to host seminar by Tulane’s Dr. Jay Kolls on June 12

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On June 12, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a seminar by visiting lecturer Jay Kolls, MD, the John W. Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine at Tulane University. Dr. Kolls’s talk, entitled “Type 17 Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces,” will be held in SMHS Room E101 (Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium) from noon to 1 […]

Holly Brown-Borg named Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Holly Brown-Borg, PhD, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging. Brown-Borg is an expert on aging, endocrinology, metabolism, and oxidative stress. She has […]

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Jonathan D. Geiger, PhD, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to serve as the chair of the HIV Co-Morbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) grant review study section for the NIH’s Center […]

SMHS awards scholarships to Biomedical Sciences graduate students

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Atrayee Bhattacharya and Zachary Hoggarth, graduate students pursuing a degree in biomedical sciences and clinical and translational science, respectively, have been given “Faculty for Students” Scholarships from UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). A fifth-year doctoral student, Bhattacharya’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT), a cellular […]

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

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On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist and biochemist by training who has assembled […]

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 25

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The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The Symposium will bring together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents and […]