2018 Spring Retreat

10th Annual Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases 

Spring Retreat
April 11, 2018, Sheldon Museum of Art – 12th and R Street 
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

“Heart Disease and Exosomes.”

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted the 10th Annual Spring Retreat on April 11, 2018.  The retreat is always a free, day-long event for faculty, postdocs, students, staff, industry partners, and other interested parties offering an opportunity to explore relevant topics and to network with fellow researchers in academia and industry.   The speakers this year were internationally recognized experts on the topic of “Heart Disease and Exosomes”: Mark Feinberg, Harvard University, Alan Attie, University of Wisconsin, Robert Kitchen, Exosome Diagnostics.

(l to r: Dr. Kitchen, NPOD Director Janos Zempleni, Dr. Attie, Dr. Feinberg)

Programming concluded with a poster competition for graduate students and postdocs. A record number of 27 posters were entered, and three cash prizes were awarded. 

The winners of the poster competition! 

(Poster session winners l to r: Prakash Sahoo, Tasneem Bouzid, Di Wu)