IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)

The goal of North Dakota INBRE is to build biomedical research capacity by serving research universities, baccalaureate institutions, and tribal colleges within the state. Biomedical sciences under INBRE includes research on health and the environment and is inclusive of the following themes: pesticides and non-mammalian biomarkers, nutrition, growth, and development, and genetic factors.   For more information on ND INBRE go to www.ndinbre.org. 

INBRE Communication Flow Chart

NDSU INBRE Vision

The vision of NDSU INBRE is to build research capacity with North Dakota tribal colleges. 

NDSU INBRE Mission Statement

The mission of NDSU INBRE is to engage North Dakota American Indian students in biomedical and related research. We accomplish this through our key values and activities. 

NDSU INBRE Key Values
  • Respect- for program staff, TCU Faculty/Staff and students, and respect for student aspirations, goals, and opinions
  • Honesty- transparency with all projects and stakeholders
  • Motivation- to carry out the vision and mission of NDSU INBRE  
NDSU INBRE Team

Faculty 

  • Andrea Huseth-Zosel, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Kalidas Shetty, PhD, Plant Sciences
  • Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat, PhD, Department of Geosciences
  • Shafiqur Rahman, PhD, Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering
  • Siobhan Wescott, MD/MPH

Staff 

  • Pearl Walker, MPH, INBRE Project Manager
  • Ryan Eagle, PH Research Project Manager, American Indian Public Health Resource Center 
  • Vanessa Tibbitts, MA, PH Education Project Manager, American Indian Public Health Resource Center
  • Haimanot Berhane, MPH (c), INBRE Graduate Assistant
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