9th Annual Fall Symposium 2023

27 Oct 2023    

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 9th Annual Research Symposium on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at the Nebraska East Union.
The symposium was attended by over 75 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of “Advances in Transcriptomics”:

  • Len Pennacchio (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)

  • Evan Rosen (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard) 

  • Lindsey Muir (University of Michigan)


Here are the winners of the best poster award:

1) Leila Setayesh - Gradstudent (UNL - Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences), Janos Zempleni lab 
"Preserving Exosome Integrity During Storage: Strategies for Minimizing Loss"

2) Delia Omar - Gradstudent (UNMC - Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology), Micah Schott lab
"Taste cells and associated minor salivary glands may participate in immune surveillance"

3) Flobater I. Gawargi - Gradstudent (UNMC - Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology), Paras Mishra lab
"Molecular Mechanisms Underpinning Cell Death in the Type 1 Diabetic Heart"


Leila Delia Flobater

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases