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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. […]

UND and NDSU team up on SARS-CoV-2 antibody study

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota and NDSU are teaming up on COVID-19 research! The Immunosurveillance and Experiences of COVID-19 in North Dakota project seeks to better understand the level of population immunity to COVID-19 brought on from natural infection, vaccination, or both and to understand the COVID-19 experiences of the citizens of North Dakota. We […]

Research Tips: Naming researchers in proposals

Categories: Research

Just a friendly reminder, researchers: When naming faculty and/or staff in Novelution proposals, please remember to add in subheaders under the “Personnel” section for “Key Personnel and Other Personnel.” This is important to help reduce administrative hang-ups if you end up changing non-key personnel later, after a grant has been awarded. As a note, when […]

Frank Low Research Day award winners

Categories: News, Research

Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s virtual 42nd Frank Low Research Day. 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 (Clinical and Translational Science) – Danielle L. […]

Department of Physical Therapy seeks participants for cancer-exercise study

Categories: Research

UND’s Department of Physical Therapy is seeking participants for a research study related to exercise following treatment for cancer. Potential participants are invited to be in this research study looking to determine the effect of physical therapy on fatigue, balance, depression, and overall quality of life for individuals with a history of cancer. The purpose […]

NIH Tribal Health Research Office Director David R. Wilson to speak at first annual ITRRC symposium today

Categories: Events, News

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO), will serve as lead speaker for the University of North Dakota Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center’s (ITRRC) first annual symposium on Friday, April 22, 2022. “American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

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 […]

Data management workshop to be held online through Chester Fritz Library on Feb. 15

Categories: Library, Research

Research data management education provides guidance on how researchers can effectively manage their data to increase the scholarly impact from their research, comply with funder mandates, and take control of their research data. In this workshop hosted by the Chester Fritz Library and led by Digital Initiatives Librarian Zeineb Yousif and Social Sciences and Scholarly […]

Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

Categories: Research

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. 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 […]

Yakoub awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Award for project with potential to ‘push the boundaries’ COVID-19 research

Categories: News

A research team led by an assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, Abraam Yakoub, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $4.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project proposal that has the potential to “push the boundaries” of research […]

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 […]

Research Tips: Do you need a modification on your sponsored project?

Categories: Research

If you need to make changes to an awarded project, a Request for Modification form must be completed and forwarded to the central Research and Sponsored Program Development (RSPD) Office. These changes could include a no-cost extension, principal investigator change, or a carry forward request. The form is located on their website. Once the form […]

New Library Resource: McGraw Hill Medical

Categories: Library

SMHS Library Resources has recently added access to all nineteen platforms within McGraw Hill Medical. You may be familiar with AccessMedicine, a frequently used resource known for user-friendly access to current editions of key reference sources. Our new subscription provides access to similar platforms that are specifically created for your medical specialty: AccessCardiology, AccessPediatrics, AccessSurgery, and AccessObGyn, […]

Research Tip: Proposal checklist and proposal routing in Novelution

Categories: Research

Did you know the SMHS Grants Management website provides various resources needed to submit proposals? One of the newest items is a Proposal Checklist with proposal routing (Novelution) instruction highlights. This checklist gives you some things to think about early in the proposal process and a walkthrough of the order of what should be done first. There […]