NPOD Spring Retreat

26 Apr 2022    

NPOD 13th Annual Spring Retreat

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 13th Annual Spring Retreat on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the Sheldon Museum of Art (12th and R St, Lincoln, NE).

The symposium was attended by 75 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of "Lipid Metabolism":

  • Dr. Mark McNiven (Mayo Clinic - Mayo Center for Biomedical Discovery)
    “Cellular Insights into Fatty Liver”

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13 Dec 2021    

2021 Winter Student Recognition Event

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 8th Annual Winter Student recognition event on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the Sheldon Museum of Art.

Thank you to all student and postdocs who presented poster!

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NPOD logo

30 Sep 2021    

7th Annual Fall Symposium 2021

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 7th Annual Fall Symposium on Monday, September 13, 2021.  This fall’s event was delivered by Zoom.
The symposium was attended by over 70 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of "Single Cell Analysis":

  • Smita Krishnaswamy, Yale School of Medicine
  • Edward A. Fisher, New York University - School of Medicine 
  • Elin Grundberg, Children's Mercy Kansas City

 

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Students Picnic August 2021

30 Aug 2021    

6th Annual "Meet the Students" Picnic

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 6th Annual  "Meet the Students" Picnic on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Antelope Park.

Thank you all for coming! 

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CEHS

04 May 2021    

CEHS researchers among most cited scientists worldwide

from CEHS News:

Twelve researchers from the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were listed among the top 2% of the most cited researchers worldwide throughout their careers, according to research on metascience by Stanford University. 

Janos Zempleni is second in career-long impact from CEHS.

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Spring Retreat 2021

04 May 2021    

12th Annual Spring Retreat

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 12th Annual Spring Retreat on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  This event was delivered by Zoom.
The symposium was attended by over 80 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of Adipocytes:

  • Tim J. Schulz (Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Germany)
  • Jacqueline Stephens (Louisiana State University)
  • Hei Sook Sul (University of California- Berkeley)

 

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18 Sep 2020    

6th Annual Fall Symposium

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 6th Annual Fall Symposium on Monday, September 14, 2020.  This fall’s event was delivered by Zoom.
The symposium was attended by over 100 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of energy metabolism:

  • Claire Berryman, Florida State University
  • Yong Xu, Baylor College of Medicine
  • John R. Kirby, Medical College of Wisconsin

 

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NPOD Winter student recognition 2019

22 Jan 2020    

2019 Winter Student Recognition Event

The NPOD Winter Student Recognition Event took place on December 18 at the Van Brunt Visitor's Center. Ten posters were displayed by graduate students and postdocs. Thanks to all who attended this event! 

NPOD Winter 2019 Recognition

List of Posters:

Xingyi Chen (Departments of Nutrition and Health Sciences)
“Exosome-like Nanoparticles from Ginger Rhizomes Inhibited NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation”

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NPOD wins another $11 million

18 Oct 2019    

UNL center receives 11 million for obesity and related disease research

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity, (NPOD),  received an 11 million dollar grant. It's to continue studies to fight obesity and other related diseases by looking at what we eat on a molecular level.

Click to watch a video to learn more:

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Di award 2019

12 Jun 2019    

Wu Receives American Society for Nutrition 2019 Award

Di Wu was recognized at the American Society for Nutrition 2019 Conference for Outstanding Efforts to Advance Nutrition Science. She is a Graduate Research Assistant in the Zempleni Lab. Congratulations, Di! 

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