The Department of Biomedical Sciences supports the broader mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus, by fostering excellence in research and the advancement of learning and knowledge.
In fulfilling its mission, the Department of Biomedical Sciences and it's individual faculty members aspire to excellence in:
- Research - discovery, translation, and application of new knowledge in the biomedical sciences.
- Teaching - contributing to the education of medical, graduate and undergraduate students, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, and the larger academic community.
- Service - contributing to the disciplinary professional organizations, the Medical School, the University of Minnesota, and to the community at large.
AHC Lab Bench Talks
Mondays, 3-4 pm, Rm 130 Med
A collaborative effort of the Biomedical Sciences Department of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus and the College of Pharmacy Duluth to foster interdisciplinary collaborative research efforts and provide a mechanism for faculty and trainees to present their ongoing research.
Presentations by basic biomedical researchers in AHC Duluth are scheduled on a weekly/semi-weekly basis and can include plans for a research project, preliminary data (data club style), a practice research talk, or journal articles with recent discoveries or techniques that would interest a broad range of scientists. Presentations are scheduled for 30-45 minutes followed by discussion.
AHC Duluth Research Seminar Series
This series is a joint venture by Medical School, Duluth campus and College of Pharmacy, Duluth campus. During the academic year, seminars are held on Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. in Room 130 Medical School Duluth.
News and Notes
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Jon Holy, publishes two new research articles, featuring local University of Minnesota collaborators.
eLife Magazine & Online Journal | November 27, 2018
The published manuscript is titled, Genotype to phenotype: diet-by-mitochondrial DNA haplotype interactions drive metabolic flexibility and organismal fitness.
Dr. Sara Zimmer, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, recently published her work on, Revisiting Trypanosome Mitochondrial Genome Mysteries: Broader and Deeper, featured in the current issue of Trends in Parasitology.