Building biomedical research capacity in North Dakota
by serving public universities and tribal colleges within the state
North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
University of North Dakota - School of Medicine & Health Sciences
1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037 - Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
Telephone: (701) 777-6376 - Fax: (701) 777-6372
In journal articles, oral or poster presentations, news releases, news and feature articles, interviews with reporters and other communications on projects funded by INBRE funds, faculty and students are required to acknowledge the IDeA program's full or partial support of the research. The citation in scientific publications should use the following format:
Research reported in this [publication/release] was supported by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under grant number P20GM103442.
Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award Danielle GermundsonDetails
2017 ND INBRE Annual Symposium
The Annual Meeting was held Saturday – Sunday, October 14 & 15, 2017 at the new UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Saturday morning included student research presentations; a research poster session was held in the afternoon. Dr. ThomasHyde of the Lieber Institute was the featured speaker at the Saturday dinner. Students had the opportunity to sign up for Sunday workshops on Western Blotting, Confocal Microscopy, qPCR and Immunohistochemistry.
The annual American Indian Health Research Conference provides a daylong event with national speakers, researchers, students, and community members. This is an opportunity to learn about how to do research with American Indian communities, what research needs to be done in American Indian communities, for students to present their research with American Indians, and opportunities to partner between communities, tribal colleges, and researchers. The Keynote Speaker, Jordan P. Lewis, PhD, (Aleut from the Native Village of Naknek) is the Director of the National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders and an Associate Professor of Medical Education with the University of Alaska Anchorage, WWAMI School of Medical Education.
The 6th Annual Tribal College Research Symposium will be held at Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten North Dakota on Tuesday, March 27th 2018. Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend this symposium that is designed to showcase the excellent research conducted at Tribal Colleges throughout the state. Students will have the opportunity to present their research in poster format or via a PowerPoint presentation. Registration, abstract submission and lodging information to follow soon.
6th Annual Tribal College Research Symposium *Save the Date*
North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair Finalists Head to ISEF
The North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair was held Thursday and Friday, April 5-6, 2018 at the UND Campus. From across the state, 187 students, 7th-12th grade, attended the 68th annual event held at the UND Memorial Union. Junior and senior division students competed for numerous Special Awards in categories including Agriculture, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Geoscience, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Medicine, Physics, and Behavioral Science. Twelve senior division students will advance to the International Science & Engineering Fair to be held May 13-18, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. In the junior division, the top four finishers in each region of the state received awards.
Thursday afternoon was filled with activities in departments across campus, including: Pathology, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, EERC, Computational Research, Space Studies and Teaching & Learning. Denny L. Laudal was the guest speaker at the Thursday evening banquet at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Mr. Laudal was the Principal Engineer at the EERC, received his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from UND and his B.A. in Chemistry and Biology from Concordia College. He is considered a leading authority on mercury measurement in flue gas.