NPOD 8th Annual Research Symposium
“Extracellular Vesicles”

September 7, 2022


The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) will host his 8th Annual Research Symposium on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at the Sheldon Museum of Art (12th and R St, Lincoln, NE).  

The symposium is a free event for faculty, postdocs, students, staff, industry partners, and other interested parties.

Tentative Schedule
8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast – Great Hall 
9:10 am  Jennifer Nelson (Associate Vice Chancellor for Research) – Welcome - Auditorium
9:20 am Janos Zempleni (NPOD Director) – Introductions
9:30 am 

Kristy Brown (Weill Cornell Medical College)  


10:30 am Break
11:00 am

Elizabeth McNeill (Iowa State University) 


12:00 pm  Lunch - Great Hall
1:30 pm

Susmita Sahoo (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)


2:30 pm Poster Session – Great Hall *
4:00 pm  Awards and Concluding Remarks – Great Hall

 *Student/Postdoctoral Associate Poster Competition:
Three winning posters will be recognized with a $150 award and a framed certificate. 



If you have any questions, please contact Verona Skomski at (
Registration will open mid August 2022.





Funding for this symposium has been provided by grant support through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P20GM104320.
We also like to thank the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences for their support.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
316 Leverton Hall
phone: 402-472-3862