Research Announcements

Quantitative Research Symposium – Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases will host its third annual fall symposium on September 20 at Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Registration, available online, is free and required for the daylong event. The symposium is open to anyone interested in exploring relevant topics and networking with researchers.

The symposium theme is “Quantitative Research” and will feature talks by three internationally recognized researchers — Allison Xu, Diabetes Center, UCSF, Quan Lu, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Nancy Webb, Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky.

The schedule begins at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Programming opens at 9 a.m. and will conclude with a graduate student and postdoctoral fellow poster competition with awards at 4 p.m.

Funding for the symposium is provided through grant support from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number P20GM104320.

For more information, and to register for the symposium, click here.

For a PDF document that that includes the agenda and biographies of presenters, click here.

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