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Represented and Recharged: SDSU MLS faculty, staff, and students attend The ASCLS Regional Symposium

SDSU Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) faculty and staff along with all 36 MLS students attended the Annual American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Region V Symposium in Fargo, ND on September 26-27. Along with other members of Region V (North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin), SDSU students and staff attended sessions on Transfusion Reactions; Drugs of Abuse Testing; Measles, Mump

Seiber Leads Research Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities (rETHICS) at SDSU

Michaela Seiber, research coordinator in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health's Department of Allied and Population Health and 2016 Master of Public Health graduate, led a human subjects research ethics training at the University Student Union Sept. 18. Seiber teamed with the SDSU IRB and Sanford Research to host this free training.

New pharmacy department to create synergy

As a new school year gets underway at South Dakota State University, a new department launches within the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. The Department of Allied and Population Health will house two programs—medical laboratory science and Master of Public Health—that had been operating without a department  and two faculty who had been within the Department of Pharmacy Practic

SDSU pharmacy student tabbed for national program

Chris Kotschevar, who is in his final year of study for his doctorate in pharmacy at South Dakota State University, has been selected as one of nine pharmacy students from around the nation to participate in a prestigious scholars program. Kotschevar, from Rochester, Minnesota, is the first SDSU student to be selected for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program. He c

Ribbon Cutting to be Held Sept. 6 for New South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings will be held on Sept. 6. The ribbon cutting and a short program will begin at 4:30 p.m.

SDSU scientists first to analyze proteins in squid skeletal structure

Assistant Professor Mark Messerli and his team are the first researchers to study the design and protein composition of a flexible skeletal structure in the trunk of a squid's body called the pen.

USD chemistry major tackles ‘jumping genes’ research

A University of South Dakota chemistry major now has experience doing research on jumping genes at South Dakota State University, thanks to the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program.

Graduate student receives scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Jenna Christianson ‘19 had already decided to return to South Dakota State University for a graduate dietetic internship when news came that she was awarded a national scholarship. The highly competitive scholarship, which is based on her undergraduate academic performance and leadership potential within her field of study, was awarded native by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s

New tool uses swine respiratory cells to study influenza viruses

Scientists can now use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study any of the four influenza viruses—A, B, C or D, thanks to the new tool that SDSU researchers developed.

Strengthening the Heartland Launches YouTube Page

Strengthening the Heartland (STH) is working to provide education and information surrounding safe opioid use as well as risks of misuse. The new STH YouTube channel will provide education videos covering valuable topics relating to opioid misuse and addiction.