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Minot State University student presents at CUR Posters on the Hill.
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Summer Undergraduate Research
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.
North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence
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2018 ND State Science & Engineering Fair
ISEF Bound:  Winner and Runners Up
Student News and Awards
North Dakota High School Students Win at ISEF

The North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair was held April 4-5, 2019, at the UND Memorial Union.  One hundred and fifty 7th-12th grade students from across the state presented their research and competed for a number of  prizes and the chance to attend the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF), May 12-17, in Anaheim, CA.

North Dakota students brought home a Grand Award and a Special Award:


Drexel University – Full Tuition Scholarship $200,000

A New Method to Study the Human Microbiome
Isabelle Louise Chambers, Woodhaven Academy, Fargo, ND,
United States of America

Drexel University will award eight full scholarships valued at $200,000 each to those students whose projects match Drexel's curriculum. Drexel is recognized for its focus on experiential learning through co-operative education, its commitment to cutting-edge academic technology and its growing enterprise of use-inspired research. Drexel Co-op enables students to balance classroom theory with practical, hands-on experience.


Using Soil Enhancements to Increase Zea mays Profitability in Limited Production Agricultural Areas
Emma Kratcha, Hankinson Public School, ND, United States of America

Plant Sciences
Second Award of $1,500

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Building biomedical research capacity in North Dakota
by serving public universities and tribal colleges within the state

ND Native American State Science Fair
37th Annual North Dakota Native American State Science and Engineering Fair

The37th annual NASSEF was held on January 19 and 20, 2020 at the Ramada Hotel in Bismarck, N.D. Participating schools included: Turtle Mountain Elementary School, Turtle Mountain Middle School, White Shield, Newtown Middle School, Solen Public School, Dunseith Public, Theodore Jamerson Elementary, Edwin Loe Elementary, St. Bernard's Mission School,  Mandaree, Twin Buttes, and St. Ann's.  For more information and a full list of top finishers by category see further details.
Tess Skinner and Dr. Bobylev with Senator John Hoeven

INBRE 16 Continues to Excel

Undergraduate Research in MSU Biology

Past Awards
New Webinar Series for the NIGMS Training Community
The Division of Research Capacity Building is pleased to announce a new webinar series for students, postdocs, and faculty. Each hour-long webinar will include a 10- to 15-minute presentation by the speaker followed by a moderated question and answer session. The hope is that these webinars will enhance our trainees’ ongoing learning experiences.   Webinar Website

Participation by trainees and other interested students, postdocs, and faculty is strongly encouraged. Participants requiring sign language interpretation should email at least 3 days prior to the event. Recordings will be posted on the NIGMS website following each webinar.

Topics include:  Entrepreneurship and Careers in the Biotech Industry; Virtual Teaching and Learning; Computational Biology and Biomedical Data Science; Culturally Aware Mentorship...and others.
2020 NIH Virtual Summer Enrichment Program
Offered by NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE), the 2020 NIH Virtual Summer Enrichment Program is open to all students from high school to graduate/professional school.
  • In this series, past and current NIH summer interns and postbacs

  • Development Series for High School Students and Recent Graduates
  • Graduate & Professional School Preparation
  • Becoming a Resilient Scientist
  • Career Development and Science Skills
  • NIH Science at Home
from disadvantaged backgrounds and groups underrepresented in the sciences will talk about their research and share insights into what it's like to work at the NIH. They will also discuss their educational and career journeys, including their paths to the NIH and the challenges they faced along the way.