University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States

Partner 15

The University of North Dakota (UND) is the state's oldest and largest University, with more than 15,000 students and 225 fields of study. UND is a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution with an international reputation for research and scholarship, notably in health sciences, nutrition, energy and environmental protection, aerospace, and engineering. Although UND's research is felt around the world, it plays an important role in the emergence of North Dakota as a technological and economic leader.
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
UND'spart of the INFECT project will be led by Malak Kotb, Ph.D., a noted infectious disease and biodefense expert, who was named as founding chair of the newly consolidated interdisciplinary Department of Basic Sciences at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences in March 2013, where she is maximizing the School's efforts to translate laboratory research into therapeutic applications. Her research program is focused on elucidating molecular mechanisms of human diseases and on discovering genetic variations among patients that affect their susceptibility to diseases and modulate the severity and outcomes for patients infected by those diseases.
Partner 15 is the American partner responsible for WP1.

Key contributors to Partner 15 activities are: Malak Kotb, Professor, PhD.
  • Professor Malak Kotb
    Team Leader
    Professor Malak Kotb
    Department of Basic Sciences, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    mkotbster@gmail.com
    University of North Dakota
    Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States