Research Announcements

Student Biomedical Research Forum Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 47th Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF), to be held on March 5 in Omaha.

Students are invited to participate in MSBRF, which provides an opportunity for young researchers from the health sciences, graduate, intern and resident programs throughout the Midwestern region of the United States and Canada to present their work in the biomedical sciences.

Abstract submission information is available here. This includes “Guidelines for Abstract Submission,” “Preregistration Form,” “Hotel Information,” “Sample Judging Forms,” “Online Registration” and more detailed information about the forum. The deadline for abstract submission is Dec. 11.

NPOD 1st Annual Symposium

September 28, 2015
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Related Diseases
University of Nebraska Lincoln

This is a free, day-long retreat open to all interested faculty, postdocs, students, staff, and associated industry partners.

Preregistration is required.  Seating is limited.

Download the Speakers list and Symposium information.
Click here to register.






Sheldon Museum of Art
12th & R Street, Lincoln

3rd Forum to Promote Young Investigators & Centers of excellence in Cardiovascular Research

On behalf of the local organizers you are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences – North American Section to be held in Omaha September 10-12.  A key feature of this forum is a focus on young investigators (faculty within 10 years of first appointment) and trainees (graduate students, residents and fellows).

Dr. Gold will be saying a few words at the opening on Friday evening. You may find the content of this conference of interest.  Program information can be found on the meeting website (


Please share this information with faculty and students who may find the subject matter of interest.