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Researcher and lab equipment
Aug 3, 2022

Many are familiar with Hormel Foods, most famously known for producing Spam. Lesser known is The Hormel Institute, the nearby state-of-the-art biomedical research facility that recently celebrated 80 years of research.

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Introducing UMN Research: A newsletter for the research community
Aug 1, 2022

The Office of the Vice President for Research is excited to announce a new, monthly newsletter, UMN Research.

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General Probiotics Founder Yiannis Kaznessis talking
Jul 27, 2022

Yiannis Kaznessis shares how he turned his innovative lab research at the University into growing agricultural startup General Probiotics. 

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Upclose picture of a heart vessel operation
Jul 21, 2022

UMN research team to work with UMN startup Vascudyne to prepare for human clinical trial of bioengineered blood vessels that grow with patients.

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Jul 18, 2022

The Certified Approver Program has changed its exam and continuing education requirements to ensure the program's long term viability and to better align with the current needs of the University's research compliance environment.

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Monarch caterpillar on milkweed plant in roadside
Jun 28, 2022

Drawing on more than 400 roadside site surveys, Emile Snell-Rood and collaborators provide data-driven guidance to optimize restoring roadside habitats that serve pollinators.

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graphic representation of the UMN tech comm ecosystem
Jun 23, 2022

Star Tribune op-ed highlights the UMN Tech Comm team and economic importance of tech transfer.

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Graphic representation of the UMN tech comm ecosystem
Jun 23, 2022

Michael Oakes weighs in on the economic importance of research universities in a Star Tribune op-ed.

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Blue abstract background with gold/white text: Research Infrastructure - Office of the Vice President for Research
Jun 14, 2022

OVPR has announced the recipients of the 2022 Research Infrastructure Investment Program awards. The program provides funding to ensure the viability of critical facilities and research support services across the University.

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Siba Das standing in office, NovoClade logo
Jun 9, 2022

Recent recipient of a $1 million SBIR grant and NovoClade founder Siba Das worked with several UMN programs, including the Venture Center and Discovery Launchpad, along his journey from scientist to startup executive.

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