NPOD 14th Annual Spring Retreat

NPOD poster winners Spring 2023

NPOD 14th Annual Spring Retreat

27 Apr 2023    

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 14th Annual Spring Retreat on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at the Nebraska East Union. 

The symposium was attended by 88 participants.

Featured speakers were experts on the topics of "Causes and Consequences of Obesity":

  • Dr. Jorge E. Chavarro (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
    “Is there anything left to know about OBESITY and fertility?”

  • Dr. Arion Kennedy (North Carolina State University)
    "Role of MHC Class I in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”

  • Dr. Timothy P. Gavin (Purdue University)
    “Look Who's Talking – The Good and Bad of cell-to-cell communication in skeletal muscle”

Here are the winners of the best poster award:

1) Nicole Nordell - UNL School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomed. Sciences - Amy Desaulniers lab
“Impacts of dietary milk exosome consumption on the testicular proteome”

2) Alice Ngu  - UNL Nutrition and Health Sciences  - Janos Zempleni lab
“Genetically modified bovine milk exosomes (BMEs) Evade Elimination by Murine Bone Marrow-Derived Macrophages (BMDMs)”

3) Tasneem Bouzid  - UNL Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Jung Yul Lim lab
“The Role of Yes-associated Protein (YAP) in the Stretch Activation of AKT in Adipocytes ”



Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases