Barry Milavetz, Saobo Lei, James Porter & Sarah Sletten, faculty members of UND's Biomedical Sciences Department, have all been awarded major research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the month of December.
Dr. Barry Milavetz has received a two-year $139,000 NIH grant entitled, "Epigenetic Regulation of the Establishment of an SV40 Infection."
Dr. Saobo Lei has received a two-year $695,000 NIH grant entitled, "Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Vaspopressin in Anxiety."
Drs. Porter and Sletten received a three-year $322,260 NIH grant entitled, "Indians into Medicine: Native Educator University Research Opportunity in Neuroscience."