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Medical Laboratory Science to host 5K run/walk through UND campus on April 26

Categories: Events

As part of National Laboratory Professionals Week 2022 later in April, the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science is hosting a 5K run/walk through the UND campus on Tuesday, April 26. Interested runners are asked to gather on the east patio outside the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences for the 4:30 p.m. start […]

Judges still needed for ND State Science and Engineering Fair on April 1

Categories: Education, Events

UND will again be hosting the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair (NDSSEF) on April 1, 2022, in the UND Memorial Union in Grand Forks. Medicine and Health, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Life Sciences are among the top categories typically represented in the student projects. Approximately 150 projects will be on display from students in […]

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 […]

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Categories: News

April 18-24 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! So, here’s a shout-out to all the great medical laboratory scientists, and the academic programs like ours that produce them. This past year has shown all of us just how truly valuable you all are. Faculty and staff in the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science especially wanted […]

SMHS grad students win awards at UND’s annual Graduate Research Achievement Day

Categories: News

Congratulations are in order to Danielle Germundson and Sonalika Singhal, graduate students in Clinical & Translational Sciences, who won first and third place, respectively, in the natural sciences category at UND’s fifth annual (virtual) Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD) event last week. “Graduate students are really the lifeblood of any research university; they are the intellectual fuel […]

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2020-21

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2020-2021 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

Happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science would like to wish everyone a happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!  We had some fun in-person activities planned for this week – but we will save them for next year instead. The laboratory profession is often referred to as the “hidden medical profession” given that so much of our […]

CANCELED: Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 17

Categories: Events

On Tuesday, March 17, UND will host the Northeast Regional Science & Engineering Fair at the College of Engineering & Mines.  This year, 131 students, grades 4-12, with 104 projects are participating! Judges are needed in the elementary, junior, and senior divisions. Top finishers in the junior and senior divisions move on to the State […]

INMED and MPH programs host book signing for faculty at UND Bookstore Nov. 25

Categories: Events

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs are proud to announce an exciting cross-disciplinary book event. On Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, INMED Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Redvers will host a book signing for her new title, The Science […]

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

Categories: News, Research

Thank you to all faculty, graduate students and staff who helped judge at the 69th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair that was held on April 5 at the University of North Dakota. Prior to presenting their work to judges, students participated in hands-on STEM activities across campus. Many thanks to the Medical Laboratory […]

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

Categories: News, Research

Shri Patel, a student at Red River High School, was one of several Grand Forks Public Schools students to take home awards at a statewide science competition last week. Patel’s poster, entitled “Epigenetic Targets in Longevity Control in Drosophila melanogaster (Common Fruit Fly)” won the second-place prize in the senior division sweepstakes. The award is […]

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

Categories: News, Research

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 […]

Welcome: Becca Perry

Categories: Welcome

Becca Perry is an instructor and clinical education coordinator in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks, N.D. In this position, Becca will coordinate and oversee the education of 70+ MLS seniors who are completing their clinical rotations at sites all across the country. […]