BROOKINGS, S.D. — Students, faculty and industry experts from institutions across the state gathered in Pierre, South Dakota July 31 – Aug. 1 to participate in the SD EPSCoR program’s third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium showcased summer research projects from more than 151 undergraduate students representing South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) summer research programs. The symposium was first established in 2014 to bring together undergraduate students across the state to gain real-life research…

2016 SBIR Road Tour will bring representatives from 15 federal agencies to Sioux Falls to provide overviews of their SBIR & STTR programs and to meet 1-on-1 with interested inventors and tech-based companies.

BROOKINGS, S.D. – July 25, 2016 – The South Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (SD EPSCoR) is scheduled to host the third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Sunday July 31 and Monday August 1, 2016 at the Ramkota RiverCentre Conference Center in Pierre. More than 150 undergraduate students from South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) undergraduate summer research programs will present at Monday’s symposium. Those attending the symposium include researchers, students, government partners and South Dakota graduate school recruiters. The general public is welcome to…

In nsfpartnership with the Education and Human Resources Directorate, EPSCoR is hosting a webinar on Monday, August 29, 2pm (ET) for all those interested in learning more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Download the webinar instructions here.

South Dakota BioSNTR researchers investigate how antibody therapeutics work Written by Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications Brookings, S.D. — Researchers from South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota are investigating how antibodies protect the body from influenza through the state’s BioSystems Networks and Translational Research (BioSNTR) center. What they learn will help Sioux Falls-based SAb Biotherapeutics (SAB) improve its influenza therapeutic and result in technologies that other biotechnology companies can use to evaluate product effectiveness. SAB’s immunotherapy platform was recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the top platforms for rapidly responding to infectious…

SD EPSCoR Impacts for the Week of April 24, 2017 SD Education Portal – SD EPSCoR will begin development of the new teacher education portal this month with Smart Software Solutions. The statewide education database will  provide opportunities and resources for STEM teachers to enhance their curricula in alignment with the SD Next Generation Science Standards in ways that lead to hands-on, research-based learning experiences. The portal will establish a pipeline between K-12 classroom curricula and high education research.  2020 Vision Marketing Campaign Press Release “Dakota Seeds Internships Help SD Businesses Grow”-  was picked up online and printed in the Spearfish Black Hills…

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