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From the Dean: Evaluating our performance

Categories: From the Dean

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 […]

Save the date: Ninth annual UND Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium to be held May 13-14

Categories: Research

The ninth annual UND Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held May 13 and 14, 2024, at the UND Memorial Union. Organizers are expecting participants from around the midwestern United States to share their research on epigenetic mechanisms in health and disease. Activities include plenary talks, poster sessions, and opportunities for informal interaction with researchers. […]

DMPTool for SMHS data management and sharing plans

Categories: Research

Are you applying for a research grant in 2024? To maximize the sharing of scientific data, best practices for research data now include a data management and sharing plan (DMP). If you’re applying for an NIH grant, the new federal Policy for Data Management and Sharing (NOT-OD-21-013: Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing) […]

Reprogramming breast cancer

Categories: News, Research

UND Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher Motoki Takaku tackles the reverse engineering of cancer Given his calm voice and reserved demeanor, one might get the impression that the science he was describing was really no big deal. “We realized that in terminally differentiated cells, you can turn them back to the original embryonic stem cells,” […]