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GP IDeA-CTR network announces pilot funding through NIH/NIGMS grant

Categories: Research

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant. Successful applicants will receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for a one year project, as well as access to resources of the Great Plains IDeA-CTR to support their research efforts. We are requesting a Letter of […]

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Categories: Research

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is soliciting applications for awards to support clinical and translational cancer research. One of the primary goals of the DaCCoTA is to create a culture of clinical/translational research (CTR) by training investigators and clinicians to develop both the skills to conduct research and an appreciation for the […]

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

Categories: Events, Research

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 […]

Great Plains IDeA CTR to host IRB workshop Aug. 23 in Omaha

Categories: Research

The Great Plains IDeA CTR, a consortium of institutions across the upper-Midwest (including UND) working to build an infrastructure to advance clinical and translational research, is hosting another IRB workshop this summer. The workshop will be held on Friday, Aug. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. within the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s 10th annual […]

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

Categories: Education, Research

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding of the five  items listed below, […]

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

Categories: News, Research

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day was held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25. Following the event, several of the more than 150 participants were given awards for their presentations. Congratulations to the winners of the best poster awards, who earned $100 each from the SMHS […]

NIH issues new salary cap

Categories: Research

Researchers: Please note that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released notice NOT-OD-19-099 on April 17, 2019, which announced that effective January 6, 2019, the NIH salary cap amount increased to $192,300. The NIH salary cap restricts the amount of salary that can be paid to an individual from an NIH award and will affect […]

From the Dean

Categories: From the Dean

The UND SMHS has three fundamental missions: to educate health care providers, especially individuals destined to deliver care to the citizens of the state; to discover new scientific knowledge that benefits North Dakotans; and to serve the people of the state. Of all of the institutions of higher education in North Dakota, only our School […]

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

Categories: Research

The UND Division of Research & Economic Development has updated the proposal transmittal form for researchers. Effective March 29, 2019, the Division will no longer accept the old proposal form, so please make sure you communicate with your faculty and staff of this change. Questions? Contact SMHS Grants Manager Diane Hillebrand at 701.777.2808, or Jamie Mitzel at 701.777.4146.

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

Categories: Research

The Division of Research & Economic Development has implemented a new training program for Public Health Service (PHS) agency-required Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training. PHS FCOI training is required to be completed every four years by all Investigators applying for external funding from a PHS agency. Please find a list of PHS agencies below. […]

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

Categories: Research

UND’s Division of Research & Economic Development is undergoing change. Below are two messages the central Research Division disseminated last week. Please note that the SMHS will continue to route a hard copy of forms and Diane Hillebrand will provide the central Pre-Award Office with scanned copies of materials. This may change in the future; […]

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

Categories: News, Research

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 […]

UND and NCURA sponsor one-day research workshop to be held Friday, Oct. 19

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota and the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) Region IV are sponsoring a one-day workshop entitled “Sponsored Programs Essentials: Pre-Award and Post-award” on Friday, October 19 at the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center, 15 N. 23rd St. in Grand Forks. The workshop, held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., provides concepts, strategies, and best practices for pre-award and […]